Event Title

Lecture: B. J. Phillips

Presenter Information

B. J. Phillips

Location

University Center

Start Date

16-3-1976 3:00 PM

End Date

16-3-1976 4:00 PM

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In this audiovisual recording from March 16, 1976 as part of the 7th annual UND Writing Conference: “New Journalism and the Novel,” B.J. Phillips delivers a lecture about her experiences as a journalist. Phillips discusses her career as a professional journalist, her dissatisfaction and decision to leave the field of journalism, her methods and motivations in journalism, reads a section of a story on Belfast and IRA families, her sense of the craft of journalism, the distinction between fiction and reporting, her novel-in-progress on Karen Silkwood, and challenges presented by libel laws in the United States.

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Lecture: B. J. Phillips

University Center

In this audiovisual recording from March 16, 1976 as part of the 7th annual UND Writing Conference: “New Journalism and the Novel,” B.J. Phillips delivers a lecture about her experiences as a journalist. Phillips discusses her career as a professional journalist, her dissatisfaction and decision to leave the field of journalism, her methods and motivations in journalism, reads a section of a story on Belfast and IRA families, her sense of the craft of journalism, the distinction between fiction and reporting, her novel-in-progress on Karen Silkwood, and challenges presented by libel laws in the United States.