Charles Sennott, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Editor of The GroundTruth Project, will present “GroundTruth in a ‘Post-truth’ Era” on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Ernst Common Room in the Blaustein Building at Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320
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Charles Sennott, an award-winning foreign correspondent and founder of The GroundTruth Project, will discuss the work of this non-profit news organization around the world. Specifically, Sennott will look at the assault on a free press in the US and globally and how it is impacting international coverage. A crisis in journalism is becoming a crisis for democracy.
A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the main event beginning at 6:00 p.m. The presentation is a part of the SECWAC 2018-2019 Speaker Series. For non-members, tickets ($20) may be purchased at the door; ticket cost can subsequently be applied towards a SECWAC membership. Attendance is free for SECWAC members (and their guests). Membership September 2018 through June 2019 is $75; $25 for young professionals under 35; free for area college and high school students.
Immediately following the presentation, SECWAC meeting attendees have the option for $35 to attend a dinner with the speaker at Tony D’s Restaurant, New London. Reservations are required by Wednesday, November 7, at 860-912-5718.
Reporters are welcome to attend as guests of the SECWAC Board. Interested reporters should contact Paul Nugent at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-388-9241.
Charles Sennott, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Editor of The GroundTruth Project, will present “GroundTruth in a ‘Post-truth’ Era” on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. Venue: Ernst Common Room in the Blaustein[…]
The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs by study, debate, and educational programming, primarily through a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings.