Saving a City, Saving a Nation
The discussion, “Saving a City, Saving a Nation,” featured Justin George, a crime reporter at The Baltimore Sun since 2012 who is spending the academic year at Marquette as a 2015-16 O’Brien Fellow. George reported from inside the police department’s headquarters during the Freddie Gray investigation and subsequent riots in Baltimore last April. Previously a contributor to the first series of the popular podcast “Serial,” he was recently featured on the recent CNN special report “Who Killed Freddie Gray?”
In this discussion, George touched on matters such as #BlackLivesMatter and notable incidents in Milwaukee, Cleveland, Missouri, New York and South Carolina. Herbert Lowe, journalism professional in residence in the Diederich College of Communication, will served moderator.