Media & Politics Conference: Panel on challenges for government officials

On March 29 and 30, Elon University will be hosting Media and Politics: Openness, Accuracy, and Honesty in the 21st Century Media Landscape, a conference open to all students, faculty/staff and community members. There will be three different panels on March 29 and a workshop on March 30.

The second panel will be on Tuesday, March 29 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Challenges for Government Officials
Oaks 212

Government officials at the local, state, and national level will discuss openness and access to information.

  • Karen Finnegan, Deputy Director, Office of Government Information Services
  • David L. Elliott, Director – Victims and Citizens Services, North Carolina Department of Justice
  • Sharon Gladwell, Communications Director, N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Brad Fowler, Manager, Research and Planning at N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts
  • David Hunt, Deputy Clerk/Information Specialist, Orange County, NC

A lunch for conference participants and attendees will precede the panel from noon to 1:15 p.m. Please RSVP here:

E-mail Dr. Laura Roselle, political science, at with any questions.