Ressa, who has been a vocal advocate for press freedom globally, will discuss her path as a journalist, the threat of what she calls “gendered disinformation,” and the state of democracy around the world.
Subscribers can expect high-profile newsmaker interviews, in-depth conversations with authors, and insight on major Post investigations. The series kicks off with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Carl Bernstein.
The program with Sen. Hirono takes place Friday, May 7 at 1:00pm ET. The program with Shah and Yang is on Friday, May 14 at 2:00pm ET.
The series will feature discussions, moderated by Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday, with the principal characters, filmmakers and directors behind the films nominated for an Academy Award® in the Documentary Feature category, including: “Collective,” “Crip Camp,” “The Mole Agent,” “My Octopus Teacher,” “Time.”
Speakers, which include Ernest Moniz, former U.S. Secretary of Energy and Lynn Good, chair and president & CEO of Duke Energy, will address America’s rapidly evolving energy needs.
The new four-part series, supported by presenting sponsor Discover, features conversations that aim to both inspire and inform at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has tested people’s resilience in new ways.
Speakers include the former dean of Howard University’s School of Education Leslie Fenwick and McKinsey & Company’s Andre Dua.
Guests will include actors/producers Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu and, next week, author/historian Erika Lee and author/activist Helen Zia-- all in conversation with national reporter Michelle Ye Hee Lee. In the coming weeks, Washington Post Live will also speak with lawmakers and other leaders.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States in a historic inauguration ceremony. As this new era in American politics begins, a freshman member of the 117th Congress offers her perspective on critical issues facing the incoming administration and lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) will talk with Washington Post opinions editor-at-large, Michael Duffy on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Young adult author Angie Thomas made waves with her debut novel, “The Hate U Give,” which was later adapted into a critically acclaimed film. On Thursday, Jan. 21 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Thomas joins Washington Post Live to discuss her new book, “Concrete Rose,” the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement on her work and how literature can empower the next generation.
Jack Goldsmith, a veteran of the George W. Bush Justice Department and co-author of “After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency,” will explore the legalities and political parameters of removing a president from power and discuss his recommendations for protecting and reforming democratic institutions as the nation prepares for the new presidency. Join Washington Post columnist David Ignatius in conversation with Goldsmith on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 11:00 a.m. ET.
“The Dissident” is a powerful new documentary by Oscar-winning director Bryan Fogel about the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi operatives. Washington Post Live will sit down with Fogel on his journey making the film and getting it distributed.
A seismic shift in power is taking place in Washington, with the White House and both chambers of Congress soon to be under Democratic control. Alex Padilla, the current California Secretary of State, is poised to be sworn in to finish out the Senate term of Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris. Sen.-designate Padilla will join Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart to explain his views on the legacy of President Trump, his hopes for President-elect Joe Biden’s administration and how he plans to make his mark in Washington.
Speakers will discuss how artificial intelligence is changing how doctors work, drugs are developed, patients are diagnosed, surgeries are performed, and how it is used in the fight against COVID-19
On Wednesday, Jan. 6, Washington Post Live will launch “New Government,” a series of programs featuring lawmakers, top officials from the new Biden administration, and key power brokers in the nation’s capital to examine the incoming “New Government.”
In conversation with Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long, Warner and Zimmer will assess the fiscal impact of mobile-first technology, big data analytics, gig work, and new workforce paradigms. Post Live will also examine social safety nets and private partnerships that can support the shifts in the country’s rapidly evolving workforce, as well as emerging legislation on Capitol Hill that will be addressing all of these concerns.
Finkelstein will discuss how entrepreneurs will help rebuild economies all over the world.