Natalie Andrews, a Wall Street Journal social media editor and reporter, will give a talk today at USU as a part of the Morris Media & Society Lecture Series, which is facilitated by Utah State’s Department of Journalism and Communication. Here’s how the department describes the talk: “It's now clear that we live in an era of fake news, troll tweets and email dumps. So what does that mean for media, our democracy and our future? Natalie Andrews will discuss the role of the press in the 2016 election — and what the results of that election portend for the intertwined futures of journalism and democracy. Andrews, who graduated from the Department of Journalism and Communication at Utah State University in 2006 and served as KSL's social media director from 2011 to 2014, will seek put the Donald Trump “phenomenon” into historical context en route a clearer understanding of the future.”
We’ll talk with Natalie Andrews and Salt Lake Tribune Editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce.