[sixties-l] 2/1 NYC Event -- Dissenting Journalism

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Date: Fri Jan 26 2001 - 14:39:39 EST

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    > FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23rd
    > CONTACT: Marina Kotzamani, tel. 854-2189, 864-2464
    > mak88@columbia.edu
    > George Stephanopoulos to moderate panel discussion on dissenting journalism
    > and the interventionist role of the CIA in Greek politics at Columbia
    > University. Panelists include Christos Papoutsakis, founder and editor of
    > Anti, Greece's foremost alternative journal, Warren Hinckle and Christopher
    > Hitchens.
    > Dissenting Journalism: Greece, the CIA and the USA
    > On Thursday, February 1st, from 5:30-7:30, The Program in Hellenic Studies
    > and the Delacorte Center of The Graduate School of Journalism of Columbia
    > University will be jointly sponsoring a forum on "Dissenting Journalism:
    > Greece, the CIA and the USA." The event, which is free of charge and open
    > to the public will be held at the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia
    > University, 116th St. and Broadway, Lecture Hall, 3rd floor.
    > The panel will feature Christos Papoutsakis, the publisher and editorial
    > director of the Greek alternative magazine Anti , legendary for its
    > dissenting political and cultural critiques. Celebrating three decades in
    > journalism, Anti, in addition to a rich editorial history, has taken
    > groundbreaking initiatives in its sponsorship of public festivals,
    > conferences and cultural events. The magazine was consciously modeled on
    > the celebrated American publication Ramparts, which consistently made
    > headlines with its explosive exposes of the role of CIA covert operations
    > and was considered the definitive voice of the US left during the
    > tumultuous period of the late 1960s.
    > Also present at the panel will be Warren Hinckle, one of the original
    > editors of Ramparts, currently managing editor of the San Francisco
    > Examiner. For the first time ever, as part of the Delacorte Lecture series
    > at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, the founder of
    > Anti, Christos Papoutsakis, will meet the man responsible for Ramparts, the
    > fabled American muckraker Warren Hinckle.
    > The forum features a prestigious group of newsmaking participants who will
    > draw from their own vast experiences in joining Hinckle and Papoutsakis in
    > examining the role of dissenting journalism in a democratic society: Victor
    > Navasky, publisher and editorial director of The Nation magazine and
    > Delacorte Professor of Magazine Journalism at Columbia; Christopher
    > Hitchens, columnist for The Nation and Vanity Fair and expert on Greek
    > politics; and Frances Stonor Saunders, arts editor of the New Statesman in
    > London and author of The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts
    > and Letters, the first detailed examination of the CIA's role in cultural
    > intervention. The panel will be moderated by former senior White House
    > aide and ABC political analyst George Stephanopoulos

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