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Media Contact:
Annie Hughes
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312.915.6324
ahughes1@luc.edu

MEDIA ALERT

The Gannon Center for Women and Leadership Hosts Panel Discussing 2012 Presidential Campaign

What:
Loyola University Chicago’s Gannon Center for Women and Leadership will host the panel discussion, “Money, Media, and Your Vote” this Friday, October 12.

Panelists will come together to discuss the current presidential election and the controversial campaign tactics being utilized. Topics will focus on the use of blatant disinformation and character assassination by both campaigns, as opposed to the candidates’ positions on actual pressing issues.

Panelists include:
-Newton N. Minow, Senior Counsel to Sidney Auction LLP, and former Federal Communication Commissioner
-Susan S. Sher, Executive Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Public Affairs at the University of Chicago Medical Center
-Patricia Widder,  Retired Chicago Tribune Reporter and Editor

The panel discussion will be moderated by Beth Konrad, senior broadcast professional in residence at Loyola University Chicago’s School of Communication. Stop by, join the conversation, and discover why your informed vote is more important this year than any year before.“Money, Media, and Your Vote” is presented in partnership with the Chicago Network for Justice and Peace. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Gannon Center at gannoncenter@luc.edu or call 773.508.8430.

When:
Friday, October 12, 2012
4–5p.m.

Where:
Loyola University Chicago
Coffey Hall
McCormick Lounge
Chicago, IL 60626

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