Todd Gitlin: Questioning the Media’s Motives

May 19, 2016

Hosted by Robert Rimm

Todd Gitlin is a sociologist, political writer, novelist and cultural commentator. Todd received his B.A. in mathematics from Harvard, an M.A. in political science from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. He helped to organize the first national demonstration movement against the Vietnam War. Todd was the president of Students for a Democratic Society, a 1960s student activist movement in the U.S., as part of the New Left movement. Todd has authored 15 books and hundreds of articles found in publications such as The New York Times and The Washington Post. He’s a professor of journalism and sociology at Columbia University, where he serves as chair of the Ph.D. program in Communications. Todd is the recipient of the Bosch Berlin Prize in Public Policy and he is a Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.

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