The News Literacy Project sponsors event on presidential debates at Georgetown University

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The News Literacy Project is presenting a discussion of “Presidential Debates: Performance, Spin and the Press” at Georgetown University on Friday, Oct. 19 — three days after the second presidential debate and three days before the third and final one.

Panelists are Kathleen Parker, a columnist at The Washington Post; Al Hunt, Bloomberg News’ Washington editor; and Chuck Todd, political director and chief White House correspondent for NBC News. The discussion will be moderated by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered.

The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Lohrfink Auditorium in the Hariri Building and will be livestreamed from Georgetown University’s website. The event is free but seating is extremely limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a seat, please email jennifershorr@thenewsliteracyproject.org by Oct. 15.

The event is sponsored by Bloomberg, Qualcomm and The Washington Post.

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