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The Delacourte Lectures

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Martha Stewart, Founder, Martha Stewart Living

Full video of Martha Stewart’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on May 8, 2014 — Martha Stewart talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile... More

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John R. MacArthur, Publisher, Harper’s Magazine

Full video of Martha Stewart’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on Apr 24, 2014, a conversation with John R. "Rick" MacArthur, Publisher of Harper's Magazine. More

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Jacob Weisberg, CEO, Slate

Full video of Jacob Weisberg’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on Apr 17, 2014, Jacob Weisberg, talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile, click... More

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Vanessa Bush, Editor-in-Chief, Essence

Full video of Vanessa Bush’s conversation with Victor Navasky at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on April 14, 2014 — Vanessa Bush talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile... More

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Ken Lerer and Ben Smith, BuzzFeed

Full video Ken Lerer, CEO and Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief, BuzzFeed at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on April 3, 2014 -- Ken Lerer and Ben Smith, BuzzFeed talk with Victor Navasky. To view... More

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Lewis Lapham, Editor-in-Chief, Lapham’s Quarterly

Full video of Lewis Lapham’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on Feb 6, 2014 — Lewis Lapham talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile,... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Peggy Northrop

Watch the Reader’s Digest editor’s Delacorte Lecture here

On March 10, 2010, Reader's Digest editor-in-chief Peggy Northrop delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate School... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Adam Pitluk

Watch the American Way editor’s Delacorte Lecture here

On February 24, 2010, American Way editor Adam Pitluk delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate School... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Chris Dixon

Watch the New York art director’s Delacorte Lecture here

On February 17, 2010, New York art director Chris Dixon delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate... More

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Delacorte Lecture with David Remnick

David Remnick thinks you can pay more than $1 for The New Yorker

On February 10, 2010, New Yorker editor David Remnick delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate School... More

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Delacorte Lecture with James R. Gaines

Watch Gaines’s Delacorte Lecture here

On February 3, 2010, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism hosted James R. Gaines, editor-in-chief of the multimedia... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Susan Lyne

The president and CEO on the makings of a media empire

On April 10, Lyne spoke at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, discussing the connection between the worlds of entertainment and... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Bitch’s Andi Zeisler

The editor discusses feminist journalism

On March 27, Zeisler spoke at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, discussing the portrayal of women in pop culture, the... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Portfolio’s Joanne Lipman

The editor on the role of the business glossy

Listen to audio of the talk by clicking here. Condé Nast Portfolio has sometimes been called "the last great launch":... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Slate’s Jacob Weisberg

The editor on the role of the online journal

Online audiences “don’t sit down for the full-course meal,” Slate’s Jacob Weisberg says, in distinguishing his online journal from its... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Foreign Affairs’s Jim Hoge

The editor on the role of the intellectual journal

In the rarefied world of the journal-of-ideas, Foreign Affairs is at the top of its game, with a circulation of... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Time’s Rick Stengel

The managing editor on the unique role of the modern newsweekly

Magazines are “aspirational objects,” says Richard Stengel, Time's managing editor. A magazine “is something that comes into your house, it’s... More

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Delacorte Lecture with the Virginia Quarterly Review’s Ted Genoways

The editor reveals the secrets of the little mag that could

The Virginia Quarterly Review, a 280-page “National Journal of Literature and Discussion,” has less than 100,000 subscribers, is produced outside... More

Stop using ‘Brooklyn’ to mean hipster neighborhoods - Elite-oriented outlets typically only cover the borough’s most affluent, Manhattan-adjacent neighborhoods

The Reporters Committee is about to start suing people to help journalists - Katie Townsend joins the organization as its first litigation director

How a Nebraska newspaper kicked off a major prison sentencing scandal - The Omaha World-Herald found that hundreds of inmates were being released early

On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules - Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to information

Keep calm and write a headline worth reading - Ease up on the exaggerations because someday you may need those explosive adjectives when a truly big story lands


Adviser of high school paper that refused to use ‘Redskins’ suspended (Student Press Law Center)

“Amid a months-long battle with administrators for editorial control … the Playwickian’s faculty adviser was suspended for two days this week”

Apple’s ‘warrant canary’ disappears (GigaOm)

Apple included language in its first Transparency Report to say that it had not been subject to a Section 215 Patriot Act request. That language is now gone.

Trend Piece (New Yorker)

Buzzword, buzzword, buzzword. Isn’t the buzzword on your mind now? Perhaps it is on other people’s minds? Read on or you’ll be clueless, dated, and without any friends in the world. Buzzword again!

This Is How Joanna Coles Changed Cosmo (Refinery29)

The British reporter-turned-editor has made good on her promises to bring politics to the magazine, win some very big-deal journalism awards, and secure the most interesting exclusive interviews

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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