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NYC: Media in a Society in Crisis: How Can Media Serve as a Control on Power and as a Social Adhesive?

May 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

The American Council on Germany and the European Union Studies Center at the CUNY Graduate Center will host a Political Salon with Peter Weissenburger, Editor at Die Tageszeitung

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Peter Weissenburger is an Editor at Die Tageszeitung in Berlin and is currently an ACG Anna-Maria and Stephen M. Kellen Fellow researching media in the United States. Mr. Weissenburger is the editor of the Society and Media sections focusing on media politics, new media, public discourse, and LGBT politics. He graduated from Humboldt-Universität Berlin with a Master of Arts in Gender Studies and the Freie Universität Berlin with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

political salon: promoting dialogue across generations. This series brings together a diverse group of younger and mid-career professionals for informal, open discussions on a range of current political, economic, and social topics in an increasingly interconnected global environment – with an emphasis on issues of concern for the transatlantic agenda. Speakers share brief remarks and engage in a dynamic discussion with participants. Each salon includes refreshments and networking opportunities.