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The 2023 Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture, Jamelle Bouie, "Constitutionalism, Reform and the Press’ Role in Helping the Public Think About Institutions"

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Klarman Hall, KLRKG70
232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

The 2023 Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture

Jamelle Bouie
Columnist for the New York Times; Former CBS News Political Analyst and Chief Political Correspondent for Slate Magazine

"Constitutionalism, Reform and the Press’ Role in Helping the Public Think About Institutions"

Bio: Jamelle Bouie, a columnist for the New York Times and former political analyst for CBS News, covers U.S. politics, public policy, elections, and race.

Jamelle’s political instincts provide audiences with unique insight on the past, present, and future of our national politics, policy, and the state of race relations. As he did while writing for Slate and the Daily Beast, Jamelle shares eye-opening perspectives on issues concerning the issues at play in America today.

Jamelle Bouie appeared on CBS’s Face the Nation. His writings have appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, TIME, and The New Yorker. Jamelle uses his unique perspective to take audiences to the front lines of the nation’s most significant news events, from civil unrest to political partisanship. He has emerged as a leading voice on the national scene, being named to Forbes “30 Under 30 in Media” in 2015.

Jamelle stimulates provocative, much-needed thinking on critical national affairs issues. He helps audiences analyze current events through the lens of human history and in the age of social media. He deftly illustrates how the past reveals itself in the present, and how policy-makers, citizen activists and cultural influencers can seize the power of information to make a difference.


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American Studies Program

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Public Engagement


cascal, cashum, amstcal, casfeatured, government, govtcal, freedom-of-expression-theme-year

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Jamelle Bouie

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The New York Times and CBS

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