Stiglitz, Wolf, Pearlstein, Huffington: Media & Economics Conference, April 6


A day-long conference on Columbia University’s campus will explore the problems and opportunities posed by reporting on a financial crisis during a time of transition in the media.

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Speakers Include:

Chrystia Freeland, Reuters; Amy Goodman, Democracy Now; Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post; Steve Pearlstein, The Washington Post; Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate; Martin Wolf, Financial Times and many others.

Date: April 6. Opening remarks start at 9.

Location: Room 1501, School of International and Public Affairs, 420 West 118th Street (between Amsterdam and Morningside). Take the 1 Train to West 116th Street, Columbia University.

The discussions will cover: newsroom realities faced by business journalists today; broadening the coverage to include new ideas and new sources from Main Street; how the Internet has altered economic reporting; and the variation in reporting on the financial crisis across the globe.

Sponsored by Roosevelt Institute, and co-hosted by the International Media, Advocacy, and Communications program at the School of International and Public Affairs, the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, and The Columbia Journalism Review’s The Audit.

Space is limited. Hope to see you there.

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Dean Starkman Dean Starkman runs The Audit, CJR's business section, and is the author of The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism (Columbia University Press, January 2014). Follow Dean on Twitter: @deanstarkman.