The Columnist revisits life of journalist Joseph Alsop

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Professor Geoffrey Cowan hosted a discussion with New York Times journalist Adam Nagourney and Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning author and director David Auburn at the West Coast premiere of his new play The Columnist. The Columnist tells the story of journalist Joseph Alsop, who for more than 30 years worked in Washington, D.C. and passionately supported an escalation of the war in Vietnam. Alsop was a friend of politicians in a way that few journalists or columnists are today. But to his foes, Alsop was relentless, calling all those who did not support…

Nagourney, Kennard, Dotan, and Winograd talk campaign politics post-Super Tuesday in latest Road to White House installment

In collaboration with USC's Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise and the Unruh Institute of Politics, CCLP hosted the most recent installment of the weekly Road to the White House speaker series yesterday. This week's topic was "Politics, Media, and the Presidential Primaries after Super Tuesday." The panel that led this discussion was moderated by CCLP senior fellow and former White House Senior Policy Advisor, Morley Winograd. He was joined by Tom Dotan, editor-at-large for Neon Tommy; Los Angeles Bureau Chief and former Chief National Political Correspondent for the New York Times Adam Nagourney; and finally by…