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New York Times Editor to Speak at UWRF

SEPT. 14, 2007---Greg Brock, a senior editor at The New York Times, will speak at the University of Wisconsin River Falls at 2 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center on campus.

Brock joined The New York Times in 1995 and has served as the deputy political editor for the 1996 presidential campaign. He was the news editor on the Foreign Desk during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the first Iraq war. Prior to assuming senior editor duties in 2004, Brock was news editor in the newspaper's Washington Bureau, during which he oversaw the day-to-day news coverage of the White House, Congress and all government agencies.

As senior editor, Brock also is responsible for the standards and ethics of the newspaper and works with editors and reporters throughout the newsroom to address readers' concerns about bias, fairness and accuracy.

A native of Crystal Springs, Miss., Brock graduated in 1975 from the University of Mississippi where he was managing editor of the Daily Mississippian at 'Ole Miss.' After graduation, he worked at The Washington Post, the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer and the San Francisco Examiner. He received a Neiman Fellowship at Harvard University in 1994.

Brock's appearance is sponsored by The New York Times and the American Democracy Project. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Colleen Callahan, chairperson of the UWRF department of journalism, 715-425-3169 or .


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