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    Jamil Smith

    Contributing Writer, The Daily Beast

    Jamil Smith is a journalist known for his work in <i>The Daily Beast</i>, <i>Esquire</i>, BuzzFeed, <i>Vanity Fair</i>, and other publications, as well as his work as a senior national correspondent for MTV News. Previously, he was a senior editor at <i>New Republic</i>, as well as the host of the magazine’s first podcast, “Intersection.” He was also a producer for The <i>Rachel Maddow Show</i> and <i>Melissa Harris-Perry</i>, and was with NFL Films for six years, during which he won three Sports Emmy awards.

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    Thursday, Feb 23 2017

    6 PM

    Chicago Ideas is teaming up with the Vera Institute of Justice to reenvision the American prison system, and imagine a society in which prisons... read more
    2 hours | Conversation | Jones College Prep High School

    Monday, Oct 16 2017

    5 PM

    In the age of leakers and stories being broken on social media, what’s at stake for the journalists whose job it is to explain these stories to the... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Morningstar

    Wednesday, Oct 18 2017

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