BANJOS AT DAWN
A DEBATE OF PARTISANSHIP AND JOURNALISM
FEATURING CHASE WHITESIDE AND JAMES O'KEEFE
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19TH, 6-8 PM, TEMPLE GALLERY
Temple Gallery at Tyler School of Art invites you to attend a lively and informative debate between Chase Whiteside and James O'Keefe. Although both Mr. Whiteside and Mr. O'Keefe focus on issues from opposite ends of the political spectrum, they each share values of ideological independence for the public services and media outlets their works address. The purpose of this event is to debate the challenges of providing consistent independent journalism within an increasing partisan media.
Chase Whiteside is a 23-year old documentary filmmaker and journalist who is most recognized by his films of Tea Party members. He is also the founder of New Left Media.
James O'Keefe is a 27-year old journalist who is known for his "muckraking" of tax-funded institutions such as Planned Parenthood, ACORN, and most recently National Public Radio.
Support for this event comes from the Pennsylvania State Council On The Arts, and the following departments and committees at Temple University: The Center for the Humanities at Temple (CHAT), Tyler School of Art, Department of Political Science, Department of Film and Media Arts, Lecture and Forums Committee, and the General Activities Fund.