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Robertson School Professors Announce Speaker Series on Presidential Race

Sep 20, 2016

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Marcus Messner and Vivian Medina-Messner, both journalism professors in the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, are organizing a speaker series centered on the presidential race this fall. The series, "Tweets from the Trail: The Media and the 2016 Presidential Campaign," will begin next week.

The first event will be on the morning after the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and CNN reporter Ryan Nobles will join us virtually from New York after covering the debate. You can connect with him for this event in the School's conference room (Temple 2211). 
Reporting from the Presidential Debates
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m., Temple 2211
Ryan Nobles, national correspondent, CNN 
The second event will feature Andrew Cain, political editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, who will speak in person on the day of the vice presidential debate between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence (which is taking place in Virginia at Longwood University).
Battleground Virginia
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m., Temple 2211
Andrew Cain, political editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch 

Medina-Messner and Messner will moderate these two events as part of their "iPadJournos" class. Additional seating for anyone who is interested in attending these events will be made available. Seats will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis. Space is limited.