How to Write Op-Eds: A Workshop with NY Times Opinion Writer Michael Tomasky

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Institution for Social and Policy Studies (PROS77), The Policy Lab at ISPS See map
77 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 


The Policy Lab at ISPS will be hosting a workshop with New York Times journalist Michael Tomasky on how to write op-eds. Tomasky will discuss the challenges of writing op-eds that effectively communicate ideas about politics and policy to the public. The workshop will be geared towards students, faculty, and others who wish to gain public exposure for their research findings and ideas. Tomasky will provide insights from his experience as a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, a columnist for The Daily Beast, and the editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.

This event is free and open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP below.

Michael Tomasky is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. He is also a columnist for the Daily Beast, the editor for Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His most recent book, “If We Can Keep It: How the Republic Collapsed, and How it Might Be Saved,” was published in February of 2019.

This event is made possible by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale, and is being co-hosted by the Yale Roosevelt Institute.

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Open to: 
General Public