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The Future of Journalism
A Roundtable Discussion
Tuesday, May 1, Engelman Recital Hall (BPAC)
Reception, 5:30; Discussion, 6-7:30
Karen Dunlap, president of the Poynter Institute, a journalism think tank, and co-author of The Effective Editor and The Editorial Eye. Dunlap was editor of Poynter’s Best Newspaper Writing series and has served three times as a Pulitzer Prize jurist. She was a reporter for the Macon News and the Nashville Banner and staff writer at the St. Petersburg Times.
Jeff Jarvis, director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, is author of “What Would Google Do?” and the forthcoming “Public Parts.” He blogs about media and technology at buzzmachine.com and was creator and founding editor of Entertainment Weekly and TV critic for TV Guide and People magazines.
Jay Rosen, a professor at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is director of Studio 20, which focuses on innovation and adapting journalism to the Web. He writes PressThink, a blog about journalism and its ordeals, blogs at the Huffington Post and is on the Wikipedia Advisory Board.
Dean Starkman runs The Audit, Columbia Journalism Review’s business desk, and is CJR's Kingsford Capital Fellow. For eight years, he was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal and previously ran The Providence Journal's investigative unit.
Joshua Benton is director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard, a project to help figure out the future of news in an Internet age. Before coming to Harvard as a Nieman Fellow in 2007, he was a staff writer and columnist for The Dallas Morning News. He paid for pizza and beer in college by building websites in the mid-1990s and has been active on the web ever since.
Moderated by Prof. Geanne Rosenberg, director of the Harnisch Collaborative Future of Journalism Projects at Baruch’s Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions.
Joshua E. Mills
Professor and Chair
Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions
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