May 11, 2014

American Journalism Since 2000 with Michael Schudson March 2013

Prof. Michael Schudson and Robin Elizabeth Herr talk about American journalism.

"Would Journalism Please Hold Still! - Notes on the Reconstruction of American Journalism Since 2000" 

– an evening in the company of Prof. Michael Schudson

While visiting Copenhagen in March 2013, Professor Michael Schudson gave an exclusive talk to Columbia Alumni and members of the Danish press on contemporary U.S. news developments, including partisan broadcasting. The talk was held at CaféTeatret in Copenhagen on March 7, 2013. 

Professor Schudson was invited to Copenhagen by Professor Anker Brink Lund at the Copenhagen Business School. During his visit Professor Schudson also gave several seminars at the University of Southern Denmark and at Roskilde University.

Michael Schudson grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. from Swarthmore College and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard. He taught at the University of Chicago from 1976 to 1980 and at the University of California, San Diego from 1980 to 2009. From 2005 on, he split his teaching between UCSD and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, becoming a full-time member of the Columbia faculty in 2009.

He is the author of seven books and co-editor of three others concerning the history and sociology of the American news media, advertising, popular culture, Watergate and cultural memory.

Please note: Video of the event will be uploaded as soon as we can. 

Schudson and Herr talking.

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