Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., current chairman of The New York Times Company and former New York Times publisher, spoke about polarization and hostility toward the media on Thursday night in Cemex Auditorium.
COMM 114S: “Media and Identities in the Globalizing Era” gathers a diverse group of students to examine media, culture, and global trends from varying standpoints, especially non-Western ones. “I hope that [students] are able to be exposed to different perspectives and happenings in different parts of the world,” said instructor Sheng Zou, Ph.D candidate in communications.
In a presentation on Wednesday afternoon, Bloomberg News co-founder and editor-in-chief Matthew Winkler repeatedly emphasized the foundation of the financial news giant’s success: data. The hour-long talk, part of a weekly speaker series for Communications graduate students, was also live-streamed on the class’s website.