Journalism in the S.C. Public Life
February 12, 2019 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Abney Cultural Center - Auditorium FALS Event Link 101 Approved

The community is invited.

Panel: “Journalism in S.C. Public Life”

This panel probes the current state of journalism and public life through the experience and reflections of veteran members of the media in South Carolina. What are the civic benefits of journalism? What particular challenges does journalism confront? What is to be done? Panelists will help the audience analyze different forms of media and the advantages and disadvantages of types of sources (for understanding policy, societal needs, and reflection upon civic engagement, and the vital place of the media in American democracy.)

Welcome by Dr. Lucas McMillan

Panelists: Ms. Seanna Adcox (Assistant Columbia Bureau Chief, The Post and Courier); Mr. Andy Brack (Publisher, SC Statehouse Report); Mr. Gavin Jackson (Host, This Week in South Carolina and South Carolina Lede, SCETV); Mr. Russ McKinney (Reporter, SC Public Radio); Mr. Andy Shain (Columbia Bureau Chief, The Post and Courier)

Moderator: Dr. Brent Nelsen (Professor of Political Science, Furman University; Chair, SCETV Commission; fmr. board member, Corporation for Public Broadcasting)