Yakima Think & Drink Considers the Role of Journalism in the 2012 Election

Conversation at Yakima’s Gilbert Cellars on Nov. 7 explores the changing shape of news coverage.


What: Lost in the Noise: Journalism Today and the 2012 Election, a Think & Drink conversation with Mike Faulk and Claudia Rowe
When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
Where: Gilbert Cellars Tasting Room, 5 N. Front St., Yakima, WA 98901
Cost: Free
On the Web: humanities.org/programs/think-drink
Questions? Email Zaki Abdelhamid at zaki@humanities.org or call 206.682.1770 x102

Think & Drink

YAKIMA – Join Humanities Washington for its last Think & Drink conversation of the year: Lost in the Noise: Journalism Today and the 2012 Election, at Gilbert Cellars at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7.

The free event will feature a post-election discussion about the changing shape of news media, using the coverage of this year’s elections to kick-start the conversation.

The discussion will be led by journalists Mike Faulk and Claudia Rowe.

Faulk is a reporter for the Yakima Herald-Republic, who has also written for The Christian Science Monitor and The Miami Herald.

Rowe has been a social-issues journalist for more than 20 years, most recently for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and The New York Times. She is also a member of Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau, touring the state with her presentation The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism and What It Means for You.

Humanities Washington’s Think & Drink program brings hosted conversations on provocative topics and new ideas to pubs and tasting rooms around the state. For more information, please visit humanities.org/programs/think-drink.

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