GROVE CITY – Grove City College will host Fox News analyst Brit Hume today, Sept. 29. Hume will discuss the state of the news media for “The Press and Free Society” at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Crawford Hall on campus.

The Institute for Faith and Freedom presents the on-stage conversation between Hume and Paul J. McNulty, president of GCC, according to a news release.

The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required by visiting faithandfreedom.com

It will be live-streamed at gcc.edu/livestream

The college requires all visitors to follow current COVID-19 mitigation guidelines.

Hume has more than 45 years of journalism experience and serves as a senior political analyst for Fox News Channel and contributes to the cable network’s major political coverage.

Hume was with ABC News for 23 years, serving as chief White House correspondent from 1989 through 1996.

He previously reported for United Press International and began his career as a newspaper reporter with The Hartford Times and The Baltimore Evening Sun.

While he’s on campus, Hume will host a panel of media professionals and scholars for a question-and answer session with students interested in the news and its role in a free society.

The panel includes:

• Dr. Jeffrey Bilbro, associate professor of English at Grove City College and author of “Reading the Times: A Literary and Theological Inquiry into the News.”

• Rachal Bovard, senior policy director with the Conservative Partnership Institute, who provides policy analysis and punditry and serves on USA Today’s board of contributors.

• Jay Cost, a political historian, journalist and elections analyst who writes for National Review and other publications and serves as a visiting scholar with The Institute for Faith and Freedom.

• Salena Zito, a national political reporter and author whose work appears in The Washington Examiner, New York Post and other outlets.

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