Art Brisbane, W&L's Visiting Knight Professor in Journalism Ethics, raises a question during the 56th Journalism Ethics Institute Nov. 8-9, 2013. Washington and Lee Photo by Patrick Hinely '73.Dean Baquet, managing editor of The New York Times, was the keynote speaker at the 2013 fall journalism ethics institute.  Washington and Lee Photo by Patrick Hinely '73.Tim Lindsay and John Dannehl, both ’17, enter the latest numbers in Virginia’s statewide races on Election Night 2013. Technical Assistant Jennifer Law Young provides expertise on graphics. Washington and Lee Photo by Kevin Remington.Alicia Budich, right, a 2011 graduate who is now Capitol Hill producer for CBS News, looks on as Evelyn Rupert, '14, makes a point during the fall 2013 journalism ethics institute.  Washington and Lee Photo by Patrick Hinely '73.Brian Richardson reminded his audience that the "future of our democratic society lies in our continued embrace of the liberal arts," at a public talk Sept. 24 in recognition of his being named the Redenbaugh Professor.  Washington and Lee photo by Patrick Hinely '73.Politics major David Thomas, ’14, waits to provide analysis of early trends as Sarah Jean Vallon, ’15, and Laura Lindsay Tatum, ’14, anchor the live 7 p.m. update on Election Night.  Washington and Lee Photo by Kevin Remington.Technical Director Macon Kennedy and Director Frank Diez, both ’15, drive the production of a live update on Election Night 2013. Technical Operations Manager Michael Todd and Prof. Kevin Finch look on.  Washington and Lee Photo by Kevin Remington.H. Brandt Ayers, publisher of The Anniston (Ala.) Star, talks with students during his two-day visit to campus.  Ayers has just published a memoir about the paper's role in the civil rights movement and the New South.  Washington and Lee photo by Patrick Hinely '73.Jackie Spinner, a former Washington Post reporter who covered the Iraq War, talks with students in a Jour 101 class. Spinner was the department’s 2012 Fishback Visiting Writer. Washington and Lee photo by Patrick Hinely ’73.Mitra Kalita, senior writer with The Wall Street Journal and author of a book about the inequality of economic opportunity in India, speaks to a class about globalization.Students in Jour 225, Crisis Communication, field questions from their counterparts in a business-journalism class during the department’s annual mock news conference.Mike Allen ’86 of Politico, one of the most influential political reporters in the nation, shares stories and advice with journalism students.Fishback Visiting Writer Pamela Newkirk speaks to a journalism class.Prof. Dayo Abah challenges students' assumptions about media law.

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