In late January, our friends at the Robbins Library reintroduced a series that many remember fondly – Democracy after Dark. The first event focused on the state of journalism, past and present – what it is, how it works, and why it matters to our democracy. Professor Manny Paraschos from the Journalism Department at Emerson College provided eye-opening historical context, including distributing copies of the very first American newspaper to all in attendance! And Nicole Dungca from the Boston Globe Spotlight Team provided an exclusive peek inside the world of investigative journalism. Entertaining and illuminating in equal measure, the evening was one to remember. Now you can see it on our Public channel, airing at various times through the week.

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