Barbara Stubbs Cochran ’67 - Collection

 

Barbara Stubbs Cochran '67 delivered the Collection address at Alumni Weekend 2017. 

During her talk, Cochran reflected on her time at the College, her career in journalism and the role it plays in a democracy, and the importance of defending facts in a "fake news" world. 

Cochran, who graduated from the College with a B.A. in English literature, is the Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. Cochran's career includes top jobs in the broadcast, print, and non-profit worlds and 12 years as president of the Radio Television Digital News Association, the world’s largest organization serving the electronic news profession.