Alterman to discuss media and politics, Feb. 22
Posted February 16, 2006; 10:45 p.m.
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.