UCI Libraries to host talk by NPR correspondent David Folkenflik
||David Folkenflik, National Public Radio correspondent, will visit UC Irvine for a public talk entitled “How Can We Trust the News?” presented by the Librarians Association of UCI and the UCI Libraries. Folkenflik’s stories are broadcast regularly on such NPR news segments as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Talk of the Nation. He has provided insightful coverage of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. phone hacking scandal and edited Page One: Inside The New York Times & the Future of Journalism, which features essays by reporters and media experts on the state of American journalism. Copies will be available for purchase at the event.
||Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011
||Social Science Lecture Hall (bldg. 212, grid F9 on campus map)
||Free and open to the public. Reservations, which are encouraged, may be made at http://partners.lib.uci.edu/folkenflik or by contacting Kathryn Kjaer at 949-824-8521. Media interested in attending the event should contact Laura Rico at 949-824-9055 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Parking is available for $10 in the Social Science Parking Structure.
||Folkenflik is a four-time winner of the National Press Club’s Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism. He appears frequently as a media analyst on U.S. and British television news programs. A native of Laguna Beach, Calif., Folkenflik graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s in history and now lives in New York with his wife, journalist Jesse Baker. He is the son of Robert Folkenflik, UCI professor emeritus of English, and UCI humanities lecturer Vivian Folkenflik.
Courtesy of NPR