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“Think, Link & Learn”

Friday, October 3, 2008

Election Coverage 2008: Center for Communication

Wednesday, Oct. 8
6:30 - 8 PM; Free Seminar!
http://www.cencom.org

For a fresh take on the campaign, spend an evening with writers Hendrik Hertzberg and Matt Taibbi. As chief political reporter and blogger for Rolling Stone, and author of this year's The Great Derangement, Taibbi is considered one of the most off-beat and hilarious reporters to cover the political scene since Hunter Thompson.

Hertzberg is senior editor, staff writer and principal political commentator at The New Yorker where he frequently writes the opening "Comment" in the magazine's "The Talk of the Town" section. Author of several books, including Politics: Observations & Arguments, Hertzberg served as speech-writer for President Jimmy Carter and for several years was editor of The New Republic.

The discussion will be moderated by Rachel Sklar a senior contributing editor for the Huffington Post and editor of the site's "Eat the Press" page. Rachel has contributed to the New York Times, the New York Post, the Village Voice, New York Magazine and many publications in homeland of Canadian.

DATE:
Oct. 8, 2008

TIME: 6:30 - 8 PM

WHERE: New York University

Abbe Bogen Faculty Lounge
Kaufman Management Center - 11th Floor
44 West 4th Street
(south side, at Greene Street)

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