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Friday, October 11 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
The Birth of a Journalist

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The memoir, Finding the News: Adventures of a Young Reporter, tells Peter Copeland’s fast-paced story of becoming a distinguished journalist. Starting in Chicago at the City News Bureau, Copeland went on to work as a war correspondent in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa before covering national politics in Washington, D.C., where he rose to be bureau chief of the E.W. Scripps Company. Full of behind-the-scenes stories about learning the trade, Copeland’s inspiring account builds into a heartfelt defense of journalism “done the right way” and serves as a call to action for today’s reporters.

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Peter Copeland

Peter Copeland has been a journalist and author for nearly forty years. He is the former editor and general manager of Scripps Howard News Service and is the coauthor of four books, including Living with Our Genes and The Science of Desire.



Friday October 11, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Enterprise Hall, Room 80