Covering the New Secrecy: The Press and Public Policy Public Access to Public Records

Date & time

Jan 8, 2007, 1:00-5:00 pm EST


The Knight-Wallace Fellows at Michigan invite you to join nationally recognized journalists and experts as they examine restricted access to public information in an age of terrorism.

Keynote Speaker: Bob Woodward, The Washington Post

will be joined by journalists
Jill Abramson, Managing Editor, The New York Times
Jackie Northam, National Security Correspondent, NPR
Robert Pollock, Editorial Board Member, The Wall Street Journal
Tom Rosenstiel, Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism
Greta Van Susteren, Host, 'On the Record,' Fox News

Keynote Speaker: J. William Leonard, U.S. Information Security Oversight Office

will be joined by experts
Stephen Aftergood, Director, Project on Government Secrecy, Federation of American Scientists
Bradford A. Berenson, Former Associate Counsel to the President, Bush Administration
Thomas S. Blanton, Director, National Security Archives
Eve Burton, Vice President and General Counsel, Hearst Corporation
Leonard M. Niehoff, UM Law School, First Amendment Specialist

Moderator: Charles R. Eisendrath, Director, Knight-Wallace Fellows at Michigan

Free and Open to the Public
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Sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation with support from the University of Michigan Law School and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy