The Press & The Presidency

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

Josh Earnest
White House Press Secretary (2014-2017)
Jessica Yellin (via Skype)
Senior Fellow, USC Annenberg School of Journalism
Chief White House Correspondent for CNN in Washington, D.C.(2011 to 2013)
Harvard College ‘93
David Gergen (moderator)
Public Service Professor of Public Leadership and
Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Josh Earnest, former White House Press Secretary and Jessica Yellin, '93, a Senior Fellow at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism and former Chief White House Correspondent for CNN in Washington, D.C., were joined onstage by moderator David Gergen, Public Service Professor of Public Leadership and Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School, to discuss the evolving relationship between the Press and the Presidency. The panelists primarily focused on the nature of the White House Press Briefing and its evolution over the previous three Presidents, as well as the changing nature of the media to maintain transparency in an increasingly connected and technological country.

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