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.
The Future of Local News
This public talk was broadcast on Eugene’s NPR affiliate as part of a civic discussion series.
Public Trust in Journalism
I’ve given more than a dozen talks on my research on building public trust in the news media.
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.
I gave a series of talks around the Northwest on media literacy and so-called fake news.
Freedom of Expression
I co-led a series of public discussions on campus freedom of expression .
Race in America
I moderated a discussion with author Ta-Nahesi Coates on race and equality.
The Future of Higher Education
I moderated a panel at the UO Presidential Investiture on the future of higher education.