Obama and the Press

Obama and the Press

A panel discussion for student journalists focused on what new challenges and opportunities Barack Obama’s election present to journalists

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This panel discussion focused on what new challenges and opportunities Barack Obama’s election presents to journalists. It features Christopher Hayes, The Nation‘s Washington editor; Ta-Nehisi Coates, staff writer for The Atlantic; Amanda Terkel, managing editor of The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org, and Corey Dade, The Wall Street Journal‘s Atlanta bureau chief. The event took place at Morehouse College in Atlanta on Saturday, February 7, 2009, as part of The Nation/Campus Progress Southern Regional Student Journalism Conference.

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