Type: Public event
Host: Ford School

Covering the campaign: A conversation with national political reporters

Date & time

Oct 12, 2020, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EDT


Online event

Free and open to the public. Click here to watch the event on YouTube.

Join us for a conversation about covering the campaign trail with two senior political reporters, Jane Coaston of Vox and Daniel Strauss of The Guardian. Paula Lantz, associate dean of the Ford School and James Hudak Professor of Health Policy will moderate the conversation. The panelists will discuss what it's like to be a political reporter during an election season and what they think are the key political and policy issues at play in the upcoming Presidential election. 

This event is presented in partnership with Detroit Public Television and Wallace House. 

Join the conversation: #policytalks

From the speakers' bios:

Jane Coaston is senior politics reporter at Vox with a focus on conservatism, the American Right, the GOP and white nationalism. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, National Review, the Washington Post, the Ringer and ESPN Magazine, among others. She attended the University of Michigan, graduating in 2009.

Daniel Strauss is a senior political reporter for The Guardian. Previously he was a politics reporter at Politico, covered campaigns and elections for Talking Points Memo, and was a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan where he majored in history.