Tuesday, January 18, 2011

"The Media in China"

A Brownbag Lunch featuring

CBS Veteran Producer, Peter Herford

Monday, January 24, 2011
Noon to 1 p.m., CADD 218

Co-sponsored by WSU Asia Program

A 27-year veteran with CBS, Herford worked as a vice president of CBS News and a producer for the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, 60 Minutes and other programs. Herford has also served as the senior executive for production for Public Radio International in the United States. In 2003 Herford joined the Cheung Kong School of Journalism and Communication at Shantou University.

“There is a tug of war in the Chinese propaganda ministry between traditionalists, who want to maintain control and suppress bad news, and reformers, who -- while not advocating unrestricted media -- see the need to accept the new realities of the Internet and the blogosphere.” - Peter Herford Cheung Kong School of Journalism and Communication, Shantou University

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