Laura Washington, a Chicago Sun-Times columnist and a DePaul professor, is hosting a lecture called "The Obama Factor: Covering Politics of Color, Then and Now."
It's from 6:00-8:00 p.m. tomorrow night in Room 314 AB of the Lincoln Park Student Center.
Washington, along with fellow colleagues in her field, such as Esther Cepeda, a columnist and blogger (may be interesting to check out in the context of our class,) Craig Dellimore, the political editor of WBBM radio, Tom McNamee, the editorial page editor for the Sun-Times, Mary Mitchell, a Sun-Times columnist, Charles Thomas, a political reporter for ABC7 and Dorothy Tucker, a reporter for CBS2.
Some of the journalists have covered Obama on his road to the White House, and will speak to that as well as to the media's coverage of politicians.
For more info, contact the DePaul Humanities Center at 773-325-4580.