Claude Steele, U.C. Berkeley
Edward Wasserman, U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Lowell Bergman, Investigative Reporting Program at U.C. Berkeley
REMARKS: National Security Reporting Under Siege
James Risen, The New York Times
Lowell Bergman, Director of the Investigative Reporting Program, is also a producer and correspondent for the PBS documentary series Frontline, and the Reva and David Logan Distinguished Chair in Investigative Journalism at the Graduate School of Journalism.
James Risen is an investigative reporter with The New York Times, based in Washington. He is the winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting and the 2006 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
Claude M. Steele is the new Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at UC Berkeley as of March 31, 2014. Reporting to and working in close partnership with the Chancellor, the EVCP plays a critical role in developing and implementing UC Berkeley’s vision and priorities and is the Chancellor’s leading senior executive responsible for their execution and implementation.
Edward Wasserman is dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. Previously, he was the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation professor of journalism ethics at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He writes and speaks widely on matters related to media rights and wrongs, technological change, and media ownership and control.