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WGBH Forum Network; Clarence Page on Journalism Today

04/12/2006

Clarence Page on Journalism Today Clarence Page, reporter, 1989 Pulitzer Prize Media play a vital role in both covering and defining history. In today's era of Internet bloggers and 24-hour cable television news, the nature of media coverage has changed. From Paris to Baghdad to New Orleans, a new era of instant global media attention has helped redefine communities and nations around the world.Pulitzer Prize winner and nationally syndicated columnist and editor at the Chicago Tribune, Clarence Page is a contributor of essays for The News Hour With Jim Lehrer and News and Notes with Ed Gordon on National Public Radio. His published work includes Showing My Color: Impolite Essays on Race and Identity.


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WGBH Forum Network
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Clarence Page on Journalism Today
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3092

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The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.

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CLARENCE PAGE ON JOURNALISM TODAY CLARENCE PAGE, REPORTER, 1989 PULITZER PRIZE

MEDIA PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN BOTH COVERING AND DEFINING HISTORY. IN TODAY'S ERA OF INTERNET BLOGGERS AND 24-HOUR CABLE TELEVISION NEWS, THE NATURE OF MEDIA COVERAGE HAS CHANGED. FROM PARIS TO BAGHDAD TO NEW ORLEANS, A NEW ERA OF INSTANT GLOBAL MEDIA ATTENTION HAS HELPED REDEFINE COMMUNITIES AND NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.PULITZER PRIZE WINNER AND NATIONALLY SYNDICATED COLUMNIST AND EDITOR AT THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, CLARENCE PAGE IS A CONTRIBUTOR OF ESSAYS FOR THE NEWS HOUR WITH JIM LEHRER AND NEWS AND NOTES WITH ED GORDON ON NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO. HIS PUBLISHED WORK INCLUDES SHOWING MY COLOR: IMPOLITE ESSAYS ON RACE AND IDENTITY.

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