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Abe recounts the 1968 Democratic Convention

“Abraham Yippie,” 50m years later.

1968 Democratic Convention special

Bill Kurtis keynoted Medill / Northwestern’s 1968 Democratic Convention and the Media series. Here’s a link to his own special, 8/6. ‘Decades Presents: 1968 - The DNC’. The hour long program will air: Monday, August 6, 2018 at 9pm ET Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10pm ET Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 9am ET Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12am ET This link shows all the channels we air on around...

Medill “Conflict” panel airs Saturday, July 7

Weekend viewing? The “Conflict” panel for the Medill Media & the 1968 Convention series will air on C-SPAN this Saturday, July 7 at 2pm EDT on C-SPAN3’s American History TV. Panelists are: @David Farber on convention history, activist @Bernardine Dohrn on a year of resistance; author @Frank Kusch on the police and the convention and reporter @Hank DeZutter on covering the streets and parks....

July 11: Abe Moderates Medill Arts Panel of 1968 Media and Democratic Convention – See third link for elite

Suzanne’s film project, “Pass the Mic,” profiled in the Santa Barbara Independent

Second installment of Medill’s ‘68 Democratic Convention and Media exploration

This panel will bring together activists, historians and reporters to discuss the conflict and its media implications. Wednesday, June 6, at 6 pm, 303 E. Wacker Dr., Chicago. RSVP via:

Curating Medill Discussion Series on the 1968 Democratic Convention

This four-part series will analyze the media role around one of the late-60s’ peak political events. First one kicks off May 9, with broadcaster Bill Kurtis’ keynote. RSVP to

Inside B2B Media class success

Seven grad-student wonder women collaborated with Inside Unmanned Systems to enhance the brand’s social media strategy around a major exposition, from a tweetstorm to strategic recommendations. Well-done!

My “meaningful magazines”

Which were significant 50 years ago? Which are now? Here’s a take from me and Pacific Standard editor Nick Jackson:

Great Job by Medill B2B class

Belated kudos my summer “Inside B2B Media” class at Medill. Fine job of tuning up an actual title, across platforms.
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