Prominent journalists, including the executive editor of the Associated Press and the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, will be featured speakers in a new course offered this fall by Stanford Continuing Studies and the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford.
The course, Journalism Under Siege? Truth and Trust in a Time of Turmoil, will be offered on Tuesday evenings beginning Oct. 2.
DAWN GARCIA, director of the John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships at Stanford, and MICHAEL BOLDEN, managing director of JSK communications, will host nearly 30 guest speakers throughout the five-week course.
The course will address the challenges facing journalism and freedom of the press worldwide, according to CHARLES JUNKERMAN, dean of continuing studies.
“The genesis of the course was the concern I share with millions of Americans, which is that freedom of the press