Monday, February 17, 2014

Brooke Gladstone of NPR "On the Media" speaks in Dr. Everett's class on February 26

Brooke Gladstone
Brooke Gladstone, host and editor of NPR's "On the Media," will speak in Dr. Ron Everett's JUST 360 class Justice Theory and Policy Analysis this month.

Topic: How the Media Influences Public Perceptions of Justice
Date:  Wednesday, February 26
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Place: Rasmuson Hall 220

She will be discussing her book, The Influencing Machine, which was chosen as one of the UAA/APU Books of the Year for 2013-2014.

Ms. Gladstone is the author of The Influencing Machine, a media manifesto in graphic form, listed among the top books of 2011 by The New Yorker, and among the “10 Masterpieces of Graphic Nonfiction” by The Atlantic.

Her career includes stints as an NPR Moscow-based reporter, its first media reporter, senior editor of NPR’s "All Things Considered," and the senior editor of "Weekend Edition" with Scott Simon. While in Anchorage, Ms. Gladstone will also be speaking at the Alaska Library Association Annual Conference.