Join ProPublica, the Committee to Protect Journalists, the NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the
Join ProPublica, the Committee to Protect Journalists, the NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute for the New York City premiere of Thomas D. Herman’s documentary Dateline-Saigon.
Doors at 6:30 pm
Screening begins at 7:00 pm
The screening will be followed by a discussion exploring its lessons on the importance of an independent press in preserving democracy, particularly in the face of government officials who seek to suppress information. With contemporary attacks on the press from the White House, and officials who embrace “alternative facts,” these lessons remain chillingly relevant and crucial today.
Moderated by ProPublica managing editor Robin Fields.
Panel discussion immediately following with:
Thomas D. Herman, Director of Dateline-Saigon
Robin Fields, Managing Editor, ProPublica
Joel Simon, Executive Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
Jay Rosen, Associate Professor of Journalism, NYU
(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Cantor Film Center
36 East 8th Street New York, NY 10003