National Security

Aspen Security Forum: Media Panel

November 11, 2012

The media has a delicate balancing act to play in, on the one hand, sensitizing the public to the gravity of the terror threat, and, on the other, not doing terrorists’ work for them by scaring the public to death. How are they doing?

Paula Broadwell, Author, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus

Rajiv Chandrasekaran, National Editor, The Washington Post

Michael Isikoff, Investigative Journalist, NBC News

Josh Meyer, Author, The Hunt for KSM; Lecturer & Director of Education and Outreach, National Security Journalism Initiative, Northwestern University

Moderator: Clark Bell, Journalism Program Director, Robert R. McCormick Foundation