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Sustainable Journalism in a Polarized Age

Seline Lecture with Sewell Chan

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:15 pm
Andersen Hall Room: 15
Additional Info: ANDN
Contact: Joe Weber, (402) 472-3261,
Established in 2010, the Seline Lecture Series engages journalism innovators and thought leaders on challenges critical to the industry. The series is funded by an endowment from the Seline family. Learn more about this year’s series at

Sewell Chan joined The Texas Tribune as editor in chief in October 2021. Previously he was a deputy managing editor and then the editorial page editor at the Los Angeles Times, where he oversaw coverage that was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 2021. Chan worked at the New York Times from 2004 to 2018, as a metro reporter, Washington correspondent, deputy Op-Ed editor and international news editor. He began his career as a local reporter at the Washington Post in 2000. A child of immigrants, Chan was the first in his family to graduate from college. He has a degree in social studies from Harvard and a master’s in political science from Oxford, where he studied on a British Marshall scholarship. He is a member of PEN America, the Council on Foreign Relations and numerous journalism organizations.

The Seline Lecture Series is free and open to the public. The talks will be broadcasted live on 90.3 KRNU and the CoJMC YouTube channel here:

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