UA Debate Series: A Conversation on Information Rights


    “Does the government have the right to protect its information from the press in the interest of national security? Does the press have the right to protect its anonymous sources from the government? Who’s looking out for your best interests?

    Come join us for a spirited discussion of this very topical issue! Speaking will be the UA Journalism department’s own Dr. David Cuillier, security expert Volodymyr Lysenko, and Arizona Public Media’s Christopher Conover and Nancy Montoya!

    Refreshments will be served for purchase; ticket purchase is not required; seating will be on a first come, first serve basis”

    Previous articleThe Poor People’s Campaign Interfaith Gathering
    Next articleStill InvestED Stand Out Broadway
    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here