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FULL TEXT: “When a President Wages War on a Press at Work”

Delivering the 2018 Reuters Memorial lecture, When a President wages war on a press at work, Baron described how an unrelenting assault by the most powerful person on earth has forced US journalists to confront fundamental questions.

Marty Barons lecture was followed by a discussion chaired by Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of the Guardian, now Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. Panellists were Stephen Ansolabehere, Professor of Political Science at Harvard University, Ritu Kapur, co-founder and CEO, Quintillion Media, and Vivian Schiller, former Global Chair of News, Twitter.