Story by Laura Scherb | Staff Writer When esteemed journalist Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of…
In 2011, police arrested a journalist in Turkey, confiscating his drafts of a manuscript detailing potential Islamist infiltration of Turkish security forces. Though the journalist hadn’t published anything, some of his interview questions had raised alarm, and authorities believed the act warranted an arrest.
Such an arrest is not unique; more journalists are imprisoned in Turkey than in any other country.
A financial journalist and a financial heavyweight are ready to square off at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater.
Diana B. Henriques comes to the conversation as a financial investigative reporter with The New York Times. Alan D. Schwartz was the final president and CEO of Bear Stearns, before the Federal Reserve Bank of New York mandated JPMorgan Chase to acquire the collapsing investment firm in March 2008. He is now the executive chairman of Guggenheim Partners, an investment firm based in Chicago and New York City.