Top Sportswriters to Speak at Free Event at Yogi Berra Stadium

Montclair resident Harvey Araton of the New York Times and Phil Mushnick of the New York Post give insider views of sports journalism and today’s ethical challenges

Release Date: March 21, 2013

Longtime popular sportswriters Harvey Araton (Montclair resident) of the New York Times and Phil Mushnick of the New York Post will discuss “Sports Journalism and the Future of Print” at Montclair State University’s Yogi Berra Museum on Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30pm.

Learn firsthand how the renowned speakers got started in the business, the ethical challenges they face, what makes for excellent sports journalism today and if the traditional sports section will survive our digital age. Montclair State University professor Dr. Rita Jacobs to moderate with audience Q&A.

Montclair resident Harvey Araton, a columnist and enterprise reporter for the New York Times, often focuses on the sociological side of sports and has appeared in the paper since 1991. He was nominated by the Times for a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 and is currently an adjunct professor at Montclair State University.

Phil Mushnick, a columnist for the New York Post, writes a thrice-weekly column “Equal Time” that has been a staple of the New York sports scene since 1982. He has been named “Sportswriter of the Year” multiple times by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

The event is sponsored by The College of Education and Human Services, The English Department and The Albert Payson Terhune Foundation.

Free event.  Seating is limited, first come, first served.

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013     7:30 pm
Where: Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043. Yogi Berra Museum

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