The Trump-Putin Connection: What Does It Mean for Journalists and Global Security?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Kellogg Center, Room 1501 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th Street, 15th Floor.

As the world prepares for Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States, Russia experts will examine the impact of Russian hackers on the U.S. election and what the close relationship between the two leaders portends for press freedom and global order. The event is co-sponsored by the Overseas Press Club (OPC), the Harriman Institute and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.  Register for the event here.

Click here for a livestream of the event, or watch in embedded video below.

Read Eurasianet's coverage of the event by Justin Burke, January 19, 2017

Moderator: Alexander Cooley, director of the Harriman Institute

Will Englund, Asia and Russia editor on The Washington Post’s foreign desk, has served three tours as a Moscow correspondent, two for the Baltimore Sun and one for the Post, from 2010 to 2014

Masha Gessen, author of The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, and other books

Kimberly Marten, director of the U.S.-Russia relations program at the Harriman Institute

Paul Sonne, Pentagon correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, who writes about national security and was the paper’s Moscow correspondent from 2013 to 2016

On Twitter, follow #TrumpPutinOPC & #CJSglobal

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