Save the date: FaultLines: Democracy: A conference on building a democratic press
April 20, 2023 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 10:00 AM -
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 3:00 PM
Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Room/Area: Jamail Lecture Hall
Save the date for this critical, two-day conversation about the role of a free press in a thriving democracy and its responsibility when a democracy is under assault. This signature event from the Columbia Journalism School will feature historians, journalists, policy makers and others to assess the state of the press in America and provide a roadmap for what happens next. A detailed agenda and a list of confirmed speakers to be announced soon.
For more details, go to democracy.cjr.org
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DAY ONE: TUESDAY, APRIL 25, Lecture Hall, Columbia Journalism School
10 a.m. Welcome by President Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University
10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Moderator: Adam Serwer, The Atlantic
Annette Gordon-Reed, historian
Robert Kagan, Brookings Institution
Kathy Roberts Forde, author
Jeff Chang, journalist
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Democracy and the World
Masha Gessen, The New Yorker
Jodie Ginsberg, Committee to Protect Journalists
Sheila Coronel, Columbia Journalism School
LUNCH: The World Room, Columbia Journalism School
1:35 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Journalism and Democracy
Moderator: Jelani Cobb, Columbia Journalism School
Errin Haines, the 19th
George Packer, The Atlantic
Margaret Sullivan, Guardian US columnist
Graciela Mochkofsky, City University of New York
Charles Whitaker, Medill School of Journalism
2:40 p.m.- 3:40 p.m.
Policy and the Press
Moderator: Jonathan Capehart, MSNBC
Joe Kahn, The New York Times
Sally Buzbee, The Washington Post
Kevin Merida, The Los Angeles Times
Alessandra Galloni, Reuters
Olatunde C. Johnson, Columbia Law School
DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26
10:05 a.m.- 11:05 a.m.
Moderator: Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post
Subrata De, Vice
Zeynep Tufekci, Columbia Journalism School
Eric Foner, historian
11:10 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
Video message from President Barack Obama
11:25 a.m.- 12:25 p.m.
Covering Vulnerable Communities
Moderator: Duy Linh Tu, Columbia Journalism School
Nina Alvarez, Columbia Journalism School
Nina Berman, Columbia Journalism School
June Cross, Columbia Journalism School
Daniel Alarcon, Columbia Journalism School
LUNCH: World Room, Columbia Journalism School
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Democracy Town Hall
Host: Maria Hinojosa, Futuro Media
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