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Journalism and Government Discussion Brings Together Prestigious Panel
Former Chicago Tribune Editor Don Wycliff and
CBS News White House Correspondent Bill Plante to Headline Eve

Former Chicago Tribune editor and member of the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame Don Wycliff will moderate a panel discussion on “Journalism and Government: Media’s Role in Promoting Accessibility and Reliability in Government” on Friday night. Wycliff, also a professor in Loyola’s School of Communication and a nationally recognized expert on ethics, will lead the event’s distinguished panel of individuals, which includes CBS News White House Correspondent Bill Plante.

Full List of Panelists:

– Bill Plante, White House Correspondent, CBS News
– Elizabeth Brackett, Segment Host of WTTW-TV’s Chicago Tonight
– Jack Smith, Former CBS Bureau Chief and Loyola Faculty Member
– Mark LaMet, Director of Investigations, Better Government Association
– Mariam Pera, Loyola Communication Student

Friday, February 19
Panel Discussion-7 p.m.
Reception-8:30 p.m.

Crown Center for the Humanities
Loyola University Chicago, Lake Shore Campus
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60626


Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, will visit Loyola University Chicago’s Lake Shore Campus on Tuesday, March 23, to deliver a public lecture and participate in a book signing.



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