Times editor Keller to speak, Nov. 14
Posted November 11, 2005; 04:14 p.m.
Bill Keller, executive editor of The New York Times, will deliver a talk titled "American Media: Still the Fourth Estate?" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Keller was named executive editor of the Times in July 2003 after nearly two decades as a reporter and editor with the newspaper. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for his coverage of the Soviet Union.
Keller previously served as the Times' bureau chief in Johannesburg, South Africa, foreign editor and managing editor. He also was an op-ed columnist for the newspaper and senior writer for The New York Times Magazine. Prior to joining the Times, Keller was a reporter for The Dallas Times Herald, the Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report and the Oregonian.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Program in Law and Public Affairs and Council of the Humanities. It is part of a series of events celebrating the Wilson School's 75th anniversary.