The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days

When:
April 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
2017-04-12T08:00:00-04:00
2017-04-12T12:30:00-04:00
Where:
Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
USA
Cost:
SOLD OUT
The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days @ Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Sean Spicer and Kellyanne Conway join the Newseum for Special Program

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The Newseum will host a half-day forum that will explore the Trump administration’s relationship with the press in the critical first months. The program will be held at the Newseum and will feature one-on-one conversations, panel discussions and individual presentations. Participants, including White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, will explore pertinent challenges to the First Amendment, a free press and protecting the free flow of information in a divided nation.

Guests include:

  • Jim Acosta, CNN
  • Mike Allen, Co-founder and Executive Editor, Axios
  • Bret Baier, Fox News
  • Carrie Budoff Brown, POLITICO
  • Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President
  • David Fahrenthold, The Washington Post
  • Ari Fleischer, former White House Press Secretary, George W. Bush
  • David Kirkpatrick, journalist and author of “The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World”
  • Julie Pace, The Associated Press
  • Jennifer Palmieri, former White House Communications Director, President Barack Obama
  • Bob Schieffer, CBS News
  • Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary
  • Charlie Spiering, Breitbart News
  • Brian Stelter, CNN
  • Greta Van Susteren, MSNBC
  • Cecilia Vega, ABC News
  • Glenn Thrush, The New York Times
  • Kristen Welker, NBC News
  • Michael Wolff, The Hollywood Reporter

Schedule of Events

Welcome

8 a.m.
Jeffrey Herbst, President and CEO of the Newseum

Session 1: The Press as a Watchdog

8:10 – 8:30 a.m.
Guest: David Fahrenthold, The Washington Post

Session 2: Communicating for the President

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.
Moderator: Mike Allen, Co-Founder and Executive Editor, Axios
Guests:

  • Ari Fleischer, Former White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush
  • Jennifer Palmieri, Former White House Communications Director for President Barack Obama
Session 3: Conversation With White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer

9:20 – 9:50 a.m.
Moderator: Greta Van Susteren, MSNBC Anchor
Guest: Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary

Session 4: Covering the Trump White House

9:55 – 10:55 a.m.
Moderator: Bret Baier, Fox News Anchor
Guests:

  • Jim Acosta, White House Correspondent, CNN
  • Julie Pace, White House Correspondent, Associated Press; board member, White House Correspondents Association
  • Charlie Spiering, White House Correspondent, Breitbart News
  • Glenn Thrush, White House Correspondent, The New York Times
  • Kristen Welker, White House Correspondent, NBC News
Session 5: Conversation With Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President

11 – 11:30 a.m.
Moderator: Michael Wolff, The Hollywood Reporter
Guest: Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President

Session 6: Future of News in a Divided and Connected World

11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Moderator: Brian Stelter, CNN
Guests:

  • Carrie Budoff Brown, Editor, Politico
  • David Kirkpatrick, journalist and author of “The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World”
  • Cecilia Vega, White House Correspondent, ABC News
Session 7: A Look to the Future

12:10 – 12:25 p.m.
Guest: Bob Schieffer, former CBS News Anchor

Knight Foundation

Generous support has been provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Additional support provided by the Kovler Fund of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.

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