SALT LAKE CITY — The McCarthey Family Foundation is holding an essay contest for Utah college students in conjunction with its lecture series.
Submissions are to address the topic "Is a political pundit who freely and publicly offers his or her opinion, commentary or analysis, the ultimate independent journalist? Why or why not?" Essays must be 500 words or less, typed and double spaced and postmarked no later than Sept. 23. The winner will receive $2,500.
Entries should be mailed to Essay Competition, c/o MKL Public Relations, P.O. Box 58, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84158. They must include the student’s name, phone number, email address and name and department of the university or college where the student is enrolled.
Chris Matthews, host of "Hardball" and "The Chris Matthews Show," will speak at the McCarthy lecture series on Oct. 29 at Rowland Hall St. Mark's lower campus at 7 p.m. He will address "A political insider's view of independent journalism."
For more information, contact MKL Public Relations at 801-209-3029.
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