Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Taubman Center

An Inside Look at Election Coverage

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

Journalist David Corn '81 moderates a discussion between MSNBC's Joy Reid and Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at the Federalist and CNN contributor.


David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief and an on-air analyst for MSNBC. He is the co-author (with Michael Isikoff) of Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump. He is the author of three New York Times bestsellers, Showdown, Hubris (with Isikoff), and The Lies of George W. Bush, as well as the e-book, 47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video that Rocked the 2012 Election.


Mary Katharine Ham is a senior writer at The Federalist. She is a CNN Contributor and recently co-moderated a GOP primary debate on ABC. She is an editor at BRIGHT. She's the co-author of End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun) and has written for HotAir, The Weekly Standard, and The Daily Caller.


Joy-Ann Reid is a political analyst for MSNBC and host of “AM Joy,” which airs Saturdays and Sundays from 10 A.M. ET to noon ET. She is also the author of the book Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide (William Morrow/Harper Collins 2015), co-editor of We Are The Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama (Bloomsbury USA), and a columnist at The Daily Beast.