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PBS' Paul Solman to Discuss Business Ethics Thursday

April 28, 2004

April 28, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Paul Solman, an economic and business correspondent for PBS' NewsHour, will come to the DePauw University campus tomorrow, Thursday, April 29, 2004, to speak on "What Would Jesus Do?: An Economic Look at Business Ethics." Solman's presentation, made possible by the Frederick Visiting Professorship Speaker Series and sponsored by the Media and Management Fellows programs, will begin at 1 p.m. in Watson Forum of the Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Paul Solman has been business, economics and occasional art correspondent for the NewsHour since 1985. The founding editor of the Real Paper and East Coast editor of Mother Jones magazine, Solman began his career in business journalism as a Nieman fellow at the Harvard Business School in 1976. He has been the business reporter at WGBH in Boston since 1977 and was the co-originator and executive editor of PBS' business documentary series, Enterprise. His reporting has won a Peabody Award and several Emmys, most recently in 1999 for his reporting on Microsoft.

Solman has also served on the Harvard Business School faculty, teaching media, finance and business history. He co-authored the 1983 book, Life and Death on the Corporate Battlefield, which also was printed in Japanese and German editions.

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