Alex Kingsbury - Opinion Journalism in the Age of Trump

Alex Kingsbury, senior staff editor at the New York Times , presented " Opinion Journalism in the Age of Trump " at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, at The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History in the  J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences . This presentation was part of the Pryor Center Presents 2019-20 lecture series and was sponsored by the  Department of Communication and the Department of History.

Kingsbury talked about his experiences helping to oversee a satirical front page of the Boston Glob e that imagined what  Trump's America  would look like in 2016, his work overseeing  the Free Press campaign at the Boston Globe , his experience conducting presidential candidate endorsement interviews as part of an effort at the Times to reexamine an editorial for 2020, and his work overseeing the Times ' Privacy Project.

Born and raised in New England, Kingsbury holds a B.A. in history from George Washington University and an M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. From 2004 to 2011, he was an editor at U.S. News & World Report . Kingsbury was a senior associate producer at WBUR, Boston's NPR news station, for the programs On Point with Tom Ashbrook and Radio Boston . He sat on the editorial board of the Boston Globe and was deputy editor of the Ideas section. Kingsbury has been with the Times and a member of its editorial board since 2018.

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