Classified Communications: Messaging for National Security & Foreign Affairs
The second annual Academy of Applied Politics Speaker Series hosted by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, Cornerstone Government Affairs and Taylor Porter will be held on April 8, 2019 at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Journalism Building. “Classified Communications: Messaging for National Security and Foreign Affairs” featuring Rear Admiral John Kirby, USN (ret) and Vice President of Government Operations Communications at the The Boeing Company Gordon Johndroe will focus on how mass communication professionals cover and disperse military, foreign affairs and national security information. The event will investigate methods the military and national security organizations use to keep the public informed in peacetime, conflict and war.
Last year’s event, From the President to the Press Briefing: Exploring the Role of the Presidential Press Secretary, hosted former presidential press secretaries Ari Fleischer, press secretary for President George W. Bush, and Mike McCurry, who served under President Clinton.