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Stephen E. King Chair Lecture: “Getting it Right, Investigative Journalism in a ‘Post-Truth’Age”

April 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Patricia Wen

Presented by Patricia Wen, the current editor of the Boston Globe Spotlight Team. She took over this six member investigative unit after several decades as a reporter at the Globe with a special emphasis on social service, legal and medical issues. Her work focused lately on investigative and long-term projects. She had also previously spent several years as a reporter on the Spotlight Team.

She has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, one in 2004 for feature writing and also in 2013 as a part of a team for national reporting. Wen has also twice individually won the Casey Medal for coverage of children and family issues, in 2004 and 2011, each in the category of a major project/series in large publication.

This event is free and open to the public, though space is limited. There will be a small reception at 4:00 p.m. preceding the lecture which will begin at 4:30 p.m.