Graduate School of Journalism
Columbia University in the City of New York
THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT ROUNDTABLE
THURSDAY, APRIL 14 • 2:00-5:00p
WALTER LIPPMANN AND JOHN DEWEY ROUNDTABLE
FRIDAY, APRIL 15 • 1:00-3:15p
Michael Schudson is the author of seven books including: The Rise of the Right to Know: Politics and the Culture of Transparency, 1945-1975 (Belknap Press, 2015); Why Democracies Need an Unlovable Press (Polity, 2013); Advertising, The Uneasy Persuasion: Its Dubious Impact on American Society (Routledge, 2013/1993); The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life (Free Press, 2011); and The Sociology of News (W. W. Norton & Co., 2011/2003). He is co-editor of three books concerning the history and sociology of the American news media, advertising, popular culture, Watergate and cultural memory, including: The Enduring Book: Print Culture in Postwar America with David Paul Nord and Joan Shelley Rubin (2015, Univ. of North Carolina Press). He is the recipient of a number of honors: a Guggenheim fellow, a resident fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Palo Alto), and a MacArthur Foundation Fellow (inducted 1990). In 2004, he received the Murray Edelman distinguished career award from the political communication section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the International Communication Association (ICA). Schudson’s articles have appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Wilson Quarterly, and The American Prospect, and he has published op-eds in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, The Financial Times, and The San Diego Union.