Journalists to discuss state of the economy
Posted April 19, 2010; 11:52 a.m.
Journalists Matthew Taibbi of Rolling Stone magazine and Gillian Tett of the Financial Times newspaper will discuss "The Current State of the Economy" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, in McCosh Hall, Room 10.
Taibbi is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone. His reporting on the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign trail received the National Magazine Award for columns and commentary. He is the author of The New York Times bestseller "The Great Derangement."
Tett is the U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times. The author of the book "Fool's Gold," Tett has overseen coverage of the global financial markets for the Financial Times and was named journalist of the year at the British Press Awards in 2009.
The discussion is designated as a Stafford Little Lecture sponsored by the University Public Lecture Series.