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The Media Today


Four prominent journalists discuss the changing media. Can the traditional media as we know it survive. Is the profession being delegitimized? Is social media the future of news? Do most people care about the sources of information? Assistive listening devices available.


Panelists
Joe Conason

A highly experienced journalist, author and editor, Joe Conason is the editor-in-chief of The National Memo, founded in July 2011. He was formerly the executive editor of the New York Observer, where he wrote a popular political column for many years....

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Liza Mundy

Liza Mundy is a journalist and author of four books, most recently "Code Girls." She is a former staff writer for the Washington Post, where she specialized in long-form narrative writing, and her work won a number of awards....

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Sasha Polakow-Suransky

Sasha Polakow-Suransky, a 2015-2016 Open Society Foundations fellow, was an op-ed editor at The New York Times from 2011-2015 and a senior editor at Foreign Affairs magazine from 2007-2011. He holds a doctorate in modern history from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar....

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Melissa Schorr

Melissa Schorr is a widely-published journalist and the co-author of "Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate," author of the YA novels "Identity Crisis" and "Goy Crazy," and a contributor to the anthology "Dear Bully....

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