Jewish Journalism in a Time of Rising Antisemitism: Lecture by Jodi Rudoren

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Jewish Journalism in a Time of Rising Antisemitism: Lecture by Jodi Rudoren

Jodi Rudoren Editor-in-Chief of the Forward delivers the 18th Annual Gus and Libby Solomon Memorial Lecture. This event is held in person.

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University Place Hotel & Conference Center 310 Southwest Lincoln Street Portland, OR 97201

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Every day, it seems, our headlines include shocking incidences of hate speech, antisemitic graffiti, conspiracy theories and assaults on the visibly Orthodox. Journalism has an important role to play in reporting, analyzing, interrogating and debating these phenomena. Jodi Rudoren will discuss the challenges that journalists – and especially Jewish journalists – face in covering antisemitism. Where are the lines between calling out hatred and platforming it? How do we balance coverage of these threats and stereotypes with those targeting more vulnerable minorities? Why is this happening in the first place — and how scared should Jews be?

Jodi Rudoren is a veteran reporter, editor and digital innovator. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Forward, America’s leading voice in Jewish journalism.

[photo by David Packard]

The 18th Annual Gus and Libby Solomon Memorial Lecture is presented by the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at Portland State University. Sponsored by Richard B. Solomon and Alyce Flitcraft. Cosponsors include the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation, Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, PSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and PSU Department of Communication.

Support this free, annual event: Make a donation to the Gus and Libby Solomon Lecture Series Endowment.

To learn more about Jodi Rudoren and watch a video clip, go to the main event webpage: https://www.pdx.edu/judaic-studies/annual-gus-and-libby-solomon-memorial-lecture-2023