Talk with Sam Sifton of The New York Times
Please join us on Monday, November 12, 2012 for an engaging post-election talk with Sam Sifton, national editor for The New York Times.
THE ELECTION IS OVER, WHAT'S NEXT?
Mr. Sifton will speak on the impact of the election, what’s next, and why it’s important to stay engaged and informed about the issues even beyond the election. He will also discuss the role of media, like the news, in shaping election and post-election issues. The talk will conclude with an opportunity for students to ask questions about the national news or about news media in general.
DATE: Monday, November 12, 2012
ROOM: L.63, New Building
Refreshments to follow in the Atrium
was named national editor in September 2011. He was previously restaurant critic for The New York Times since October 2009. Mr. Sifton had been culture editor since May 2005 and deputy culture editor since 2004. He joined The Times in 2002 as deputy Dining editor, and became Dining editor later that year.
Before joining The Times, Mr. Sifton was a senior writer and editor at Talk magazine where he worked until 1998. He also worked as a critic, reporter and managing editor of the New York Press, an alternative weekly based in Manhattan. Before joining the New York Press, Mr. Sifton taught social studies in New York City public schools from 1990 until 1994. He was also an assistant editor at American Heritage from 1988 until 1990.