"The Future of Journalism" will be the topic of former Pelham resident and Columbia Journalism School Professor Nicholas Lemann on Monday, March 16 at 7:30pm at The Manor Club.
Mr. Lemann, who is also a staff writer at The New Yorker,served as Dean of Columbia Journalism School from 2003-13. Now Dean Emeritus and Joseph Pulitzer II and Edith Pulitzer Moore Professor of Journalism, he also directs Columbia Global Reports, a book publishing venture, and Columbia World Projects, a new institution that implements academic research outside the university.
He has published six books, including "The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy" (1999), which helped lead to a major reform of the SAT; and "The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America" (1991).His latest book, “Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream,” was published in September 2019 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Admission to Mr.Lemann's talk will be free to members of The Manor Club; $10 for guests attending with members;$15 for non members. Proceeds will be used for The Manor Club's operating needs and building repair fund.
The Manor Club is located at 1023 Esplanade, Pelham Manor.