Panel of national journalists examining “The Press and the Presidency,” Oct. 24

October 23, 2017


National journalists will weigh-in on the topic “The Press and the Presidency” during presentations and a panel discussion. The program will feature:

  • Steve Cortes, Fox News
  • Joy-Ann Reid, MSNBC
  • Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post

The discussion will be co-moderated by Devin Scillian, WDIV-TV anchor, and Vickie Thomas, WWJ/CBS Radio city beat reporter.


1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

  • Welcome, introductions and presentations – 1 p.m.
  • Moderated panel discussion – 2 p.m.
  • Audience Q&A – 2:30 p.m.
  • Book signing – 3 p.m.


Community Arts Auditorium, 450 Reuther Mall, Detroit.


“The Press and the Presidency” is the second event of a FOCIS 10th Anniversary Celebration lecture series on “What in the World is Going On?” Admission is free but reservations are required.

Press ReleaseThe Press and the Presidency

​*Media planning to attend, please contact Tom Reynolds,; 313-577-8093.