MAKING A MARK: The 1619 Project, Investigative Journalism and Raising the Caliber of Reporting Through Diverse Voices

111 Carroll Hall Carroll Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Society co-founders Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.), who spearheaded The 1619 Project for The New York Times magazine; Ron Nixon with The Associate Press; and Topher Sanders with ProPublica will discuss their careers, providing tips on getting the story and forging your own path. Moderated by Calvin Hall ’04 (Ph.D.) from the Department of Mass Communication at N.C. Central University and UNC... Read more »

AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Lecture with Maryn McKenna

305 Carroll Hall

A prominent science author and journalist will talk about the challenges COVID-19 posed to health communicators who had to confront mis- and disinformation that undermined the nation's efforts to control the pandemic. Maryn McKenna, senior writer at WIRED, will headline the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Lecture on Tuesday, October 24, at 2 p.m. in... Read more »