John Avlon, Editor in Chief, The Daily Beast

The Mary Alice Davis
Distinguished Lecture in Journalism

John Avlon is Editor in Chief of The Daily Beast, a CNN contributor, and the author of Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics; Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America; and, most recently, Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. A former Chief Speechwriter for New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Avlon also was a columnist and associate editor for the New York Sun and has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Real Time with Bill Maher, PBS, and C-Span.


Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Belo Center for New Media (BMC), BMC 2.106
300 DEAN KEETON ST W, Austin, Texas 78712

Event Type

Arts & Humanities, Business & Economy, Policy & Law


Moody College of Communication

Target Audience

Students, Staff, Faculty, Alumni, General Public

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Suzanne L Krause left a positive review 10/16/2017

Good conversation; good lecture. Student oriented.