Join us in Boston - or online via live webcast - for our November 6, 2008, conversation. See details below.
John Yemma, moderator: As Editor of The Christian Science Monitor, John is leading the newsroom into the digital era - and drawing on his previous experience as deputy managing editor for multimedia at the Boston Globe. John is also a 2008 Sulzburger Fellow at Columbia University. Previously, he held several senior positions at the Globe - and reported in Washington and the Middle East for the Monitor.
Ellen Hume: As Research Director of the Center for Future Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ellen focuses on how media can strengthen social bonds in a community and spark civic engagement among its residents. She is founding Editor and Publisher of the New England Ethnic Newswire - and previously headed Harvard's Shorenstein Center and PBS’s Democracy Project.
Mark Jurkowitz: As Associate Director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism, Mark focuses on the changing landscape of American media. He has spent nearly two decades covering media for the Boston Globe and Boston Phoenix, teaching courses on media ethics, and commentating on media-related issues on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” NPR’s “On the Media,” and other broadcast shows.
Douglass Shand-Tucci: As a noted historian and President of Back Bay Historical: The Global Boston Perspective, Douglass will discuss the Monitor as one of Victorian Boston's 'Galaxy of Institutions.' He is currently at work on a book titled, "The Gods of Copley Square: The Dawn of the Modern American Experience," which includes a chapter on the Monitor, among other Boston icons.
Douglas K. Smith: As Executive Director of The Sulzberger News Media Executive Leadership Progam, Doug works directly with editorial- and business-side leaders guiding news companies through the chaos of change. He has spent nearly 30 years working with leaders in fifty industries and is the author of several books, including, 'On Value And Values: Thinking Differently About We In An Age Of Me.'
Sree Sreenivasan: As head of the new media program and Dean of Student Affairs at Columbia University’s journalism school, Sree mentors the best and brightest among the next generation of journalists. He is also a technology reporter for WNBC in New York and has written on technology trends for The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Rolling Stone and Popular Science.
Where: The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Or come to this page to view the live webcast.
When: November 6, 2008: 7:00-8:30 p.m. EST.
It's free, but you need to reserve a ticket.
Added by rekha6 on October 22, 2008