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Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Paul Taylor

Author and Executive Vice President for Special Projects for Pew Research Center

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"The Next America"

“The key factors driving demographic change in the early 21st century really are immigration, the aging of the baby boom generation, the increase in longevity, the decline in marriage and the rise of economic inequality,” says Taylor. “All of these changes have produced an American population in which young and old don't look, think or vote alike. And while generation gaps are nothing new, today's are unusually large, and potentially fraught.”

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Tuesday, Oct. 7

Jennifer Preston

Reporter and editor, New York Times

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“Reporting and Storytelling in the Age of Social Media”

“A lot of journalists focus on using these tools to build their brands. That is important, of course,” says Preston. “But it is also important that we keep the focus on how we can use these tools for journalism.”

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Jennifer Preston Interview: Reporting and Storytelling in the Age of Social Media - Highlights

Jennifer Preston Interview: Reporting and Storytelling in the Age of Social Media - Full Interview


Thursday, Nov. 13

Healthcare Industry Professional Panel

John Rother, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care, Joseph Gordy, President and CEO of Flagler Hospital, and Howard Gleckman, author of “Caring for Our Parents: Inspiring Stories of Families Seeking New Solutions to America’s Most Urgent Health Care Crisis.” 

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 “Obamacare: A Year Later"

One year after the unveiling of President Barack Obama's highly controversial healthcare overhaul, industry professionals gathered to discuss the program.

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Thursday, Jan. 29

Jon Sawyer

Director, Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

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Tuesday, Feb. 10

Evan Thomas

Author, Journalist, former editor-at-large, Newsweek

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Tuesday, March 10

Allan Sloan

Senior editor-at-large, Fortune Magazine

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All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium located at 14 Granada Street. Lectures are free and open to the public.

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