The Media Lineís professional Advisory Board is a hands-on group of journalistic icons upon whose knowledge and experience TML draws to ensure that all work emanating from TML is of the highest journalistic standard. Board members include:
Marvin Kalb was a household fixture for decades as Chief Diplomatic Correspondent for NBC News and CBS News. Mr. Kalb recently stepped down as Director of Harvardís JFK School of Government Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy where he continues to teach.
Judy Woodruff, television news anchor and journalist, was Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News; host of PBS Frontline; and anchor and host of Inside Politics for CNN News. Ms. Woodruff, one of Americaís most respected broadcast journalists, has returned to PBS.
Murray Fromson is former National and Foreign Correspondent for CBS television news and former Director of the School of Journalism in the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California. Professor Fromson reported the Vietnam and Korean Wars and, later, the Soviet Union to American television audiences.
Michael Patrick is dean of Regent Universityís School of Communications and the Arts. Dean Patrick is a former network newsman who headed CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network) as it rose to prominence. He created - and is teaching - the innovative and timely course, Broadcast News Program Producing and Hostile Environment Reporting.
Ari Goldman is Professor of Journalism, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Professor Goldman wrote for The New York Times for two decades before joining Columbiaís faculty. He is former Dean of Students; former Acting Academic Dean; and a foremost expert on religion and journalism. Professor Goldman is the author of three books.
Mamoun Fandy is a former professor at Georgetown University and presently a senior fellow at the James A. Baker III Institute at Rice University and at the United States Institute of Peace. Dr. Fandy is author of Saudi Arabia and the Politics of Dissent and is considered to be the authority on Islamic terrorism and violence inside and outside Saudi Arabia. Dr. Fandy is also the author of America and the Arab World After September 11th (Arabic).
Bernard Lafayette is Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, Rhode Island University and Director of its Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies. Dr. Lafayette earned his Masters and Doctorate degrees at Harvard University where he was a teaching fellow.