Lester Holt, award-winning journalist and anchor of NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Dateline NBC, discussed contemporary media issues with Jonathan M. Tisch at the twelfth annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism at Tufts University.
The title of this year’s conversation was “Media in a New Age: Fake News, Alternative Facts, and What’s Next.”
NBC News anchor Lester Holt spoke at Tufts University’s Medford campus today as the 2017 guest of the Edward R. Murrow Forum for Issues in Journalism. A conversation with Loews Hotels CEO Jonathan M. Tisch, a Tufts alumnus and trustee (right), the forum honors the spirit of the late Edward R. Murrow, a legendary broadcasting and pioneering reporter whose archives are housed at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Medford.
During a talk at Tufts University, NBC News anchor Lester Holt shared his perspective on his career as a reporter, and the challenges of covering the 2016 election and the Trump administration.
Holt met with Tufts University student journalists during his time on Tufts’ Medford campus for the 2017 Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism.
Holt poses in front of the famous statue of Tufts University’s mascot Jumbo the elephant, in the middle of Tufts’ Medford campus.
All photos by Alonso Nichols for Tufts