Paper, Paper, Paper! Memories on Paper: What and How To Keep (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Wonder what to do with your old documents as such as newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, diaries, family deeds, or old letters? Terri Blanchette of TimeSorters LLC will share basic information about paper and affordable ways to deal with those family treasures. Adults (R) Registrants will receive a Zoom invitation to this program after 4 […]

Mass Media And Its Influence (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

In the past five decades, the media and its influential effect on the masses have increased exponentially.  Initially, the news and media channels were limited to the telegraph, but technological inventions then found many channels to spread the news to the masses such as the radio, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, and […]

All About the Story: Leonard Downie, Jr. w/ Judy Woodruff, Kevin Merida, and Elizabeth Green (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

At a time when journalism’s role in political life has never been more critical, the legendary Washington Post editor surveys his 40-plus years searching for the truth at one of the nation’s major newspapers. From  1964 to 2008, Leonard Downie worked at The Washington Post as everything from an intern to a foreign correspondent to […]

Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. Ghosting the News tells the most troubling media story of our time: How democracy suffers when local news dies. From 2004 to 2015, 1,800 print newspaper outlets closed in the US. The absence of accountability journalism has created […]