Tickets available for the News Literacy Project’s Fall Forum in Bethesda, Md., on Oct. 19

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Columnists David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post will discuss “Demosclerosis: The Challenge of Moving America Forward in a Hyper-Partisan Age” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland.

Jessica Yellin, CNN’s chief White House correspondent, will be the moderator of the event, which is the News Literacy Project’s second annual Fall Forum focusing on politics, public policy and the press.

The News Literacy Project is active at Whitman, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., and schools in New York City and Chicago.

Walt Whitman is located at 7100 Whittier Boulevard in Bethesda. The Washington Post and Qualcomm Inc. are sponsors of this year’s event.

Tickets are $15 per adult and $10 per senior citizen and middle school, high school and college students. Online advance ticket purchases will be available beginning Sept. 12 at  www.thenewsliteracyproject.org. Tickets will also be available at the box office, starting at 6:30 p.m., on Oct. 19. All tickets ordered after Oct. 12 will have to be picked up at the box office. On the night of the event, cash and checks are preferred.

Advanced ticket sales for the event have ended. Tickets will still be available at the box office starting at 6:30 p.m.

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