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WVU J-School to host talk by news correspondent Peter Arnett

Peter Arnett

Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy-winning correspondent Peter Arnett, who has spent a lifetime covering wars and international crises for major American news organizations, will offer his view on the role of the journalist in war and peace when he speaks at West Virginia University at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Room 205 Martin Hall. The event is open to the public.

As the controversy over the war in Iraq grows, the theme of Arnett’s presentation is “Needed: A Much More Responsive Media”—one that puts the interests of the American public, in peace and war, ahead of partisanship and timidity in the face of political spin masters.

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WVU to host talk tonight on political cartooning in an election year

Mike Luckovich

Mike Luckovich, 2006 Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will speak at West Virginia University Thursday, Nov. 9, as part of the P.I. Reed School of Journalism’s Ogden Newspapers Seminar Series.

The visual presentation on political cartooning will be held at 7:30 p.m. in G24 Eiesland Hall on WVU’s Downtown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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