UW News

October 8, 2009

Communication professors featured in Town Hall lecture series

The UW Department of Communication is partnering with Town Hall in Seattle to present a four-part lecture series on journalism, digital media and civic engagement. Speakers will be communication professors David Domke, Hanson Hosein, Lance Bennett and Ralina Joseph.

Dates for the talks are Oct. 13, Jan. 7, March 4, and May 6. Advance tickets are $5 at www.brownpapertickets.com or by calling 800-838-3006. Tickets will also be available at the door the evening of each lecture beginning at 6:30 p.m. downstairs at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave. (enter on Seneca Street). Town Hall members will receive priority seating.

Domke will deliver the initial lecture, “Healthcare in the Media Revolution,” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. He will discuss the ways news coverage of the health care debate affects public understanding.

For more information about Town Hall and the lecture series, visit online at www.townhallseattle.org