Former New York Times editor slated for forum

OXFORD – Howell Raines, former executive editor of The New York Times, is to discuss the decline of financially-embattled newspapers and its impact on American society Friday at the University of Mississippi.
The program is the second in a series, “Gatherings Before the Grove,” hosted by the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics on the eve of home football games. The 5 p.m. event, which is free and open to the public, is slated for the Overby Center Auditorium. The lecture is to be followed by a question-and-answer session and a reception.

NEMS Daily Journal