MSE Symposium: John Stossel Takes Hard Look at 'Money in
John Stossel, recently named the new co-anchor of
ABC's 20/20, will discuss "Influence over Information:
Money in the Media" at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in
Homewood's Shriver Hall Auditorium.
Stossel's speech is part of the 2003
Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, The Great American
Experiment: A Juxtaposition of Capitalism and Democracy, a
student-run series examining how the two pillars of
American society — capitalism and democracy —
interact, and how their interactions affect Americans.
The lecture will be followed by a question-and-answer
period, and a reception and book signing in the Clipper
Stossel has attracted a strong following on 20/20 with
his weekly "Give Me A Break" segments, which showcase his
opinion on American culture. He also is known for his
special reports that take a hard look at some of society's
most pressing subjects, including gender differences,
governmental blunders and parenting issues. His work has
netted 19 Emmy awards. In addition, Stossel is author of
the book Give Me A Break: How I Exposed Hucksters, Scam
Artists, Cheats and Charlatans — and Then Became the
Scourge of the Liberal Media.
For more information about the symposium, call
410-516-7683, go to www.jhu.edu/mse/
or send e-mail to
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