Public Speaking

I’m frequently asked to give public talks on topics such as trust in journalism, media literacy, civic engagement and the future of local news. I have also moderated public panels on the future of higher education, race in America and other issues. Below is a selection.

 
 
Photo Credit: Pexels

Photo Credit: Pexels

The Future of Local News

This public talk was broadcast on Eugene’s NPR affiliate as part of a civic discussion series.

Photo Credit: KBND

Photo Credit: KBND

Public Trust in Journalism

I’ve given more than a dozen talks on my research on building public trust in the news media.

Photo Credit: KGW Portland

Photo Credit: KGW Portland

Trust in Institutions

I joined a panel of statewide business leaders to discuss recent findings from the Edelman Trust Barometer that people trust their employers.

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Photo Credit: Pexels

Media Literacy

I gave a series of talks around the Northwest on media literacy and so-called fake news.

Photo Credit: Daily Emerald

Photo Credit: Daily Emerald

Freedom of Expression

I co-led a series of public discussions on campus freedom of expression .

Photo Credit: Jack Liu

Photo Credit: Jack Liu

Race in America

I moderated a discussion with author Ta-Nahesi Coates on race and equality.

Photo Credit: University of Oregon

Photo Credit: University of Oregon

The Future of Higher Education

I moderated a panel at the UO Presidential Investiture on the future of higher education.