Group promotes Western, conservative canon at universities

This story idea came from a New York Times article. I took it because I believe in scrutiny of groups that pour money into institutions like schools, but felt like it didn’t translate into a story that well.

My interview process involved calling the Veritas Fund along with a few other ideologically conservative groups and was able to ask the executive director of the Veritas Fund a few questions. I also talked to a UNL professor about the ideologies, and I learned a few facts in that interview.

read it here: Group promotes Western, conservative canon at universities

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~ by khaslett on October 9, 2008.

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