Covering or Creating the News:
The Role of the Media in New York City Elections

Sponsored By: The School of Public Affairs

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Date: Thursday, December 7

Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Newman Conference Center, 7th Floor
151 East 25th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenues)

The School of Public Affairs presents the Peter F. Vallone, Sr. Seminars in Government, 2006-2007 Lectures Series. This program provides a forum for leading policymakers, scholars, and influential personalities in city government to debate issues that are currently making headlines.

This seminar will focus on the media's choice of which issues to cover and how to frame the those issues during local elections. The panelists represent radio, television, print and Internet news sources and have special expertise on media coverage of elections in New York City.

Panelists include David Seifman, New York Post city hall bureau chief; Stan Brooks, voice of WINS; Dominic Carter, senior political reporter at New York 1; and Azi Paybarah, New York Observer Internet columnist.

Contact Information

Please RSVP by contacting the School of Public Affairs by telephone or e-mail:

646-660-6851 or spa_conferences@baruch.cuny.edu