Dr. Lawrence Pintak is the founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.
He is a veteran of more than 30 years in journalism and the media business on four continents who now writes and lectures on America's relationship with the Muslim world, the role of the media in shaping global perceptions and government policy, the future of journalism in a digital/globalized world, and the responsibilities of reporters covering conflict and social injustice.
Dr. Pintak periodically conducts The Murrow Interview, an innovative series of conversations with influential figures and newsmakers from across the United States and beyond. These interviews are broadcast on Northwest Public Radio, and the archived video interviews are available at The Murrow Interview website.
He also gives regular news commentaries from locations around the world, heard on-air and archived below.