In partnership with the American Journalism Project, Mississippi Press Association and Mississippi Humanities Council, Mississippi Today will host acclaimed media critic Margaret Sullivan in conversation with Editor-in-Chief Adam Ganucheau at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, at 6:00 p.m. on November 17, 2022.

Margaret Sullivan is a groundbreaking journalist and award-winning author with a particular focus on the relationship between the press and current threats to American democracy. Sullivan most recently served as media columnist at The Washington Post and now joins the public policy staff at Duke University. Prior to joining The Post, she served as The New York Times public editor, and as chief editor of the Buffalo News. Her memoir, “Newsroom Confidential: Lessons (and Worries) From an Ink-stained Life” (October 2022), is her second book examining the role of journalism in American democracy. 

Margaret Sullivan, journalist and author

Sullivan and Ganucheau will discuss her upcoming memoir and the current promise of, and threats to, journalism and democracy. Lemuria Books will be on-site for an exclusive book signing after the presentation. Reception to follow.

Join us for this free event for a night of fascinating and thought-provoking dialogue by registering on Eventbrite today.

About our sponsors

The Mississippi Humanities Council is a private nonprofit corporation funded by Congress through the National Endowment for the Humanities to provide public programs in traditional liberal arts disciplines to serve nonprofit groups in Mississippi.

American Journalism Project make grants to nonprofit news organizations, partner with communities to launch new organizations, and coach leaders as they grow and sustain their newsrooms. AJP has raised over $100 million for local nonprofit newsrooms across the country.

Now in its 156th year, the Mississippi Press Association is the trade organization representing over 100 in-state newspapers and digital news publications. 

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