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Peter Kovacs, The Advocate (2017)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-06-28

Duration: 00:26:28

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) | Journalism | Newspapers


  • Kovacs, Peter Speaker


A speech by Peter Kovacs before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on June 28, 2017. Kovacs is the editor of “The Advocate” newspaper, which is headquartered in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the changes in the media landscape during his career; fake news; the expansion of “The Advocate” into New Orleans and Acadiana; the reopening of their Washington, D.C. bureau; and their investigative team. He also answers questions from the audience.