Please join the Journalism Program for a Sept. 26 screening of the Emmy-nominated Showtime documentary series, “The Fourth Estate,” a fly-on-the-wall look inside The New York Times in the Trump era. The screening is followed by a panel discussion featuring “Fourth Estate” producer Jenny Carchman and New York Times media correspondent Michael Grynbaum, and moderated by Prof. A. Adam Glenn.
The program is Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1-3 p.m., at Ida K. Lang Recital Hall, 424 Hunter North. RSVP to Adam Glenn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carchman has made award-winning documentaries for both theatrical release and broadcast television for PBS’s Frontline, American Masters, American Experience, POV, CNN, Showtime and HBO, as well as producing several documentary films for Martin Scorsese. Grynbaum covers the intersection of politics, journalism and culture and has served at The Times City Hall bureau chief, Metro political writer, transportation reporter, and economics writer during the 2008 financial crisis.
Here’s a flyer with more info on the event and bios of the participants: Hunter_FourthEstateScreening_Flyer.
Also check out a related panel on “Our Fake Reality: Journalism, Legitimacy, and Post-Fact America” featuring Bill Adair, founder of PolitiFact; Manoush Zomorodi, former host of Note to Self from WNYC Studios, and representatives of BuzzFeed and Associated Press. It’s on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m., downtown at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe at 26 Crosby St. There’s a fee to attend. More here.