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“Meet the Press” panel discussion April 19 at IU Northwest

Media leaders discuss the future and the ethical responsibility of news reporting

Leaders in the local media will join a panel discussion as part of Business Week at IU Northwest Wed., Apr. 19 from 10:30 am- noon in Savannah Auditorium, IU Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, Ind. Admission is free and open to the public.

Americans depend almost solely on the media for all of their information about local, national and international topics and events. The panel discussion will focus on the ethical responsibility journalists of all genres have in reporting news and what the future of news looks like in a world where facts change almost as quickly as they are reported. The panel will be moderated by local management consultant George Miga. Participating in the panel will be:

  • Anita Padilla- weekend anchor and reporter, NBC 5 Chicago
  • Thomas E. Carroll- President & CEO, WYIN 56
  • Ric Federighi- co-owner & general manager, WJOB AM 1230
  • William Nangle- executive editor, The Times
  • Dave Rutter- managing editor, Post-Tribune
  • Dr. Taylor Lake, assistant professor of communication at IU Northwest and faculty advisor for WIUN

Meet the Press is presented by the IU Northwest School of Business and Economics in partnership with the IU Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Department of Communication. This event is free and open to the community, however seating is limited and reservations are suggested. To reserve a seat or for more information, call 219-980-6646, 219-980-6633 or email Karen Peterson at .

The IU Northwest School of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 15 percent of the business schools worldwide hold this accreditation and IU Northwest is the only public university in northwest Indiana holding such accreditation. The School of Business and Economics serves approximately 600 business majors in Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degree programs and certificates. Of those students, about 25% are MBA students.




Media Contact:

Michelle Searer

Program Contact:

Karen Peterson
School of Business & Economics

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