Watch live: Mollie Hemingway on the media’s crisis of credibility
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Watch live: Mollie Hemingway on the media’s crisis of credibility

Can’t make to Grand Rapids for Mollie Hemingway’s talk today on the media? No problem. We’re streaming it online live starting around noon. The talk will also be shown live on Acton’s Facebook page.

More on the event and the speaker:

Trust in media institutions is at a historic low. Much of the country is overtly hostile to “fake news.” The media is desperate to recover its authority, even as it has become more biased, less substantive, and less civil in recent years. Is there a way for media institutions to regain respect and uphold the dignity and responsibility granted them in the First Amendment?

Mollie Ziegler Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. A longtime journalist, her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, CNN, National Review, GetReligion, Ricochet, Christianity Today, Federal Times, Radio & Records and many other publications. Mollie was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship.

Image: Public domain. Wikimedia. Promotional photograph for the 1928 Broadway production of The Front Page Caption reads in part as follows: George Barbier as “The Mayor,” Willard Robertson as “Murphy,” Claude Cooper as “Sheriff Hartman,” Allen Jenkins as “Endicott” and William Foran as “McCue.

John Couretas

is a writer and editor based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.