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Alterman to discuss media and politics, Feb. 22

Political commentator Eric Alterman will deliver a talk titled "Conservative Media, Liberal Nation" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in 16 Robertson Hall.

Alterman is a political columnist for The Nation, professor of English at Brooklyn College and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is the author of several books, including:  "When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences" (2004); "The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America" (with Mark Green, 2004); and "What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News" (2003). 

Alterman is a contributor to numerous publications in the United States and Europe and has been a columnist for Worth, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones and The Sunday Express of London.

The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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