HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – Northern Kentucky University’s Six@Six lecture series will begin its sixth season next week with an appearance by Associated Press national political editor David Scott, who will offer an insider’s glimpse into the 2016 presidential election – and its fascinating candidates.
“Covering a presidential campaign is always complex but perhaps more so this year, given the number of candidates,” said Mark Neikirk, director of NKU’s Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement. “For journalists, it’s impossible to be everywhere at once and to write about every candidate and issue every day. So how does a news organization decide who’ll get the most coverage and which issues will get the most attention? David Scott will give you a view from inside the newsroom of the world’s most important news organization.”
“Six@Six: Covering the 2016 Presidential Election” begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 in NKU’s Griffin Hall Digitorium.
It is the first of seven lectures in the 2015-16 season, which runs through April.
Future topics include:
The interactive community lectures are sponsored by NKU's Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement. The cost is $6 per lecture, or $30 for the entire season. Students are admitted free.
Tickets are available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/e/2304377.
For more information, please visit sixatsix.nku.edu.