Author, Conservative Leader to Address UD Graduating Class of 2015

Author, Conservative Leader to Address UD Graduating Class of 2015

 

Columnist, author and conservative leader L. Brent Bozell III will address graduates during the University of Dallas' annual commencement ceremony for the undergraduate Constantin College of Liberal arts, undergraduate Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business, Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts and School of Ministry Sunday, May 17.

Were pleased to welcome Mr. Bozell back to campus to share with us the insights gained from decades of experience as a pioneer in media and politics, said University of Dallas President Thomas W. Keefe. This is truly a unique opportunity for the UD community to hear from an alumnus who has gone on to be a national leader.

Bozell serves as president and founder of the Media Research Center (MRC), America's largest media watchdog organization with more than 600,000 members and 7.4 million Facebook fans. Since its launch in 1987, the MRC has developed the largest video archive in the world; the popular NewsBusters.org blog site; the CNSNews.com Internet news service; MRC Business; MRC Culture; and in April 2014 launched MRC Latino.

Bozell's biweekly column is syndicated by Creators Syndicate to 50 media outlets nationwide. His writings have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, the National Review and USA Today, among others. He is the author of books And That's the Way It Is(nt) co-authored with Brent Baker, Weapons of Mass Distortion, and Whitewash co-authored with Tim Graham. His most recent book Collusion: How the Media Stole the 2012 Election, co-authored with Tim Graham, was a national best-seller.

He has been a guest on television programs such as The O'Reilly Factor, Nightline, The Today Show and Good Morning America. He appeared weekly on the "Media Mash" segment of Hannity on the Fox News Channel, as well as regular appearances on The Kelly File.

Bozell's study of history at the University of Dallas has served him well, and he was named one of the 1998 Distinguished Alumni Award winners. He has gone on to become one of UD's most distinguished alumni and a force in national politics.

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