The Centre College Democrats will present a special guest lecture featuring veteran political writer Al Cross, reporter and political columnist with The Courier-Journal in Louisville.
The public lecture, titled "Politics in the Media," will take place at 7 p.m. April 19 in Young Hall, Room 101 on campus.
Cross will speak about the role of the media in state and national politics.
Cross has covered politics for The Courier-Journal for almost all of the nearly 26 years he has been with the statewide newspaper. In 1989, he became full-time political writer, and he added a Sunday political column to his regular duties in 1999.
Cross writes about a variety of topics including presidential and local elections as well as the Kentucky General Assembly and state government.