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Alumna and donor Char Beales with Frank Sesno, Steven Knapp and Howard Beales

$3.2 Million Endowed Fund to Support Accountability in Journalism at GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs

October 03, 2016

Char Beales, BA ’73, and her husband Howard Beales have pledged a $3.2 million gift to the School of Media and Public Affairs. In recognition of the changing landscape of journalism, the funding will create the Char Beales Endowed Professorship of Accountability in Journalism, focused on the importance of accuracy and accountability in journalism.