Joe Conason in conversation with Dick Polman
The Midterm Elections Are Over. What's Next for America?
Povich Journalism Program
12:00 PM (ET) in the Arts Cafe and on Youtube
Joe Conason is editor-in-chief of The National Memo, a political commentary website, and an editor at The Investigative Fund. A widely published columnist and reporter, he is the author of several books, including Big Lies, and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Hunting of the President. Conason's articles have been published in Harper's, The Nation, The New Republic, The Guardian (London) and The New Yorker, among others. A winner of the New York Press Club's Byline Award, he has covered every presidential election since 1980.
Dick Polman teaches political journalism at Penn, where he has been the full-time Writer in Residence since 2006. Previously, he was a national political reporter and columnist, as well as a foreign correspondent, for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where he worked for nearly three decades. He was also a political columnist at WHYY News for nine years, and currently writes several columns a week at dickpolman.net.