McGeorge School of Law

Journalism in the Era of Fake News

Date, Time and Location

Thursday, Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Sterling Hotel in Sacramento


Register for this free public event at or 916.739.7138


Mary-Beth Moylan, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning at McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

  • Jonathan Weisman is Deputy Washington Editor for the New York Times. In his 25-year journalism career, he has covered politics and economic policy for the Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, and the Baltimore Sun, among other publications. He is the author of (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump, and No. 4 Imperial Lane.
  • John Myers is Sacramento Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times. He has spent more than 20 years in radio and television news, winning awards for his coverage of California policy and politics. He served as Sacramento Bureau Chief for KQED's The California Report and currently hosts the California Politics Podcast. He also served as moderator of the 2010 and 2014 gubernatorial debates.
  • Joe Mathews is California columnist and editor for Zócalo Public Square. His syndicated Connecting California column appears in 30 media outlets. He has been a reporter the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Baltimore Sun. He is the author of The People's Machine: Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Rise of Blockbuster Democracy and co-author of California Crackup: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It.
About the Lecture

Michael BeloteThe Mike Belote Endowed Capital Center Lecture was made possible by a generous donation from Mike Belote, '87 President of California Advocates, Inc. and long-time McGeorge donor and volunteer. Mr. Belote's gift was matched by the University of the Pacific Powell Fund.





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