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The College of Journalism and Mass Communications, hosted “Media and Politics: President Trump and Journalism” from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, in Andersen Hall.

Presentations archived from November 10:

Opening Remarks
Maria Marron
, Dean, College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Lloyd Ambrosius, Ph.D. | Emeritus Professor of History and Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations, University of Nebraska–Lincoln:
“News Media and American Presidential History”
Emily Ingram, Senior Product Manager, HuffPost:
“Building News Products in the Trump Era”
Gus Hurwitz, J.D., Assistant Professor and Co-director of the Space, Cyber & Telecom Law Program, College of Law, University of Nebraska–Lincoln :
“The Public Costs of Private Information Costs”
Rick Klein, Political Director, ABC News:
"Back to the Basics: Adjusting to the New Political World"
Deb Aikat Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Media and Journalism, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill:
“All the President's Media: Who's a Journalist in the Digital Age?”
Lyle Denniston, Former Supreme Court Reporter, SCOTUSblog:
“The First Amendment and 'Fake News': Can they coexist?”
Daniel Lippman, Reporter, POLITICO:
“Truth to Power: Journalism and Politics in Trump's Washington”
Closing Remarks
Maria Marron
, Dean, College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Speakers


Rick Klein

Rick Klein

Political director – ABC news

Rick Klein is the Political Director for ABC News based in Washington, D.C. He oversees the political unit and helps steer the network's coverage of major news events. Klein provides regular political commentary and analysis for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms including “World News Tonight,” “Good Morning America,” ABCNews.com, ABC News Radio, and NewsOne, the network’s affiliate news service. He co-hosts the “Powerhouse Politics” podcast along with ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl.


Justin (Gus) Hurwitz

Justin (Gus) Hurwitz

Assistant Professor of Law and Co-director, Space, Cyber, & Telecom Law Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Gus Hurwitz is an assistant professor of law and co-director of the Space, Cyber, & Telecom Law Program at the University of Nebraska College of Law. Using his background in law, technology and economics, Gus’ work examines the interface between law, technology and the role of regulation in high-tech industries. He has particular expertise in telecommunications law and technology and has been recognized as a "Cyber Security & Data Privacy Trailblazer." His work has appeared in more than a dozen law journals and has been cited by federal judges, U.S. Senators and regulatory agency Commissioners.


Lyle Denniston

Lyle Denniston

Contributing writer for the Constitution Daily

Lyle Denniston is a contributing writer for the Constitution Daily, a National Constitution Center blog. He spent 58 years reporting on the Supreme Court for the Constitution Center, his own blog and SCOTUSblog, which is an online clearing house for information about the Supreme Court’s work. During his time as a reporter, Lyle covered one-fourth of all the Justices ever to sit on the Supreme Court. He started his career in 1948 at the Otoe County Courthouse in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Lyle graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in journalism and graduated with a Master of Arts degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.


Daniel Lippman

Daniel Lippman

Reporter for POLITICO

Daniel Lippman is a reporter for POLITICO and a co-author of POLITICO's Playbook. Before joining team at POLITICO, Daniel has spent time covering environmental news for E&E Publishing and reporting for The Wall Street Journal in New York. He has also traveled to the Turkish-Syrian border to cover the Syrian civil war for The Huffington Post and CNN. Daniel graduated from The George Washington University on 2012.


Lloyd E. Ambrosius

Lloyd E. Ambrosius

Emeritus Professor of History and Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Professor of International Relations at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which honored him with the Louise Pound-George Howard Distinguished Career Award in 2015. He is the author of four books: Woodrow Wilson and the American Diplomatic Tradition, Wilsonian Statecraft, Wilsonianism, and Woodrow Wilson and American Internationalism. Lloyd served as the president of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era from 1915-1916 and the vice president from 1913-1914.


Emily Ingram

Emily Ingram

Senior product manager at HuffPost

Emily Ingram is a senior product manager at HuffPost, where she collaborates daily with a team of developers, designers and editors. Before joining Huffpost, she worked as a senior product manager at The Washington Post, where she launched the Post's iOS app for national readers and its Partner Program. Emily graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications and is originally from Franklin, Nebraska.


Dr. Deb Aikat

Dr. Deb Aikat

Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Dr. Aikat joined the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995. His forthcoming book, Who’s a Journalist? News in the Digital Age theorizes the role of a free press as a democratic institution. Dr. Aikat was recognized as the inaugural winner of the “National Journalism Teacher of the Year” in 2003 for his service in journalism education. He earned a Certificate in American Political Culture from New York University and a PhD from Ohio University.