In today’s sound-bite news culture, important issues often get overlooked. A former correspondent for CNN, co-host of The View and now host of Our America on the Oprah Winfrey Network, acclaimed journalist Lisa Ling has shed light on harsh realities and championed true heroes. With her sister Laura, she co-wrote Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home. In this compelling talk, Ling will share stories from her high-profile media career and explain how journalism can be a force for positive social change, leading us to become engaged world citizens.
Available on the Word of Mouth series
“Our America with Lisa Ling is thought-provoking televison at its best.” Examiner
“A sympathetic seeker of true stories.” The Washington Post
$25 - General Public
$15 - UCSB Students (Current ID required / Limited availability) (MDGentleReader)