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Still have the energy to talk about Sam Adams?

Then join City Club for a free, public panel on politics and ethics as part of their Agora program:

Private Lives in the Public Eye:

A panel on politics and ethics

When: Thursday, January 29, 2009, 6–7:30 p.m.

Where: UO Portland, White Stag Building , 70 NW Couch, Portland

Cost: Free and open to the public

Contact: For more information, please contact OCH’s Jennifer Allen, (503) 241-0543 x118 or Kathleen Holt, (503) 241-0543 x115.

The public is invited to attend a free public panel on politics, ethics, and the media: “Private Lives in the Public Eye.” This event will address the broader ideas of privacy, ethics, and the media, with the intent of offering the public opportunities to critically reflect upon and analyze these divisive issues.

The event is sponsored by the Oregon Council for the Humanities , in partnership with the George S. Turnbull Portland Center of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and the City Club of Portland’s Agora Committee .

Panelists include the following:


Tom Bivins , John L. Hulteng Chair in Media Ethics at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication


Caitlin Baggott , director of Politicorps, a program of the Bus Project, a nonprofit political organization


Robert Eisinger , associate professor and chair of the political science department at Lewis & Clark College


Mark Zusman , editor of the Willamette Week

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One response to “Still have the energy to talk about Sam Adams?

  1. EARTHMAN January 30, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    Hmmmm… Seeing the names of people and organizations running this program, why do I see “spinning whitewash” in our future?

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