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Thursday, October 8 • 12:30 - 13:30
Sustaining High Quality Journalism

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The question of how to produce and disseminate high quality news reporting while attaining financial stability and making the most of what digital technology has to offer is perhaps the most pressing question facing journalists today. Many of the new outlets are successful in one of these areas but not in all three. Anya Shhiffrin has been working to assemble a large data set of international online news initiatives around the world to see if there are discernable points in common and to understand patterns of success and failure. She plans to present initial results on see how high quality sites are financed, how they are staffed and managed, what kind of information and news they provide and come to an understanding of what it takes for these innovative news sites to grow and endure. Chuck Lewis will moderate and offer his observations from more than three decades of work in the nonprofit sector on how high quality journalism has been sustained and could be sustained.

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Charles Lewis

Founding Executive Editor, Investigative Reporting Workshop
A bestselling author and national investigative journalist for over 30 years, Charles Lewis is a tenured professor of journalism and since 2008 the founding executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop at the American University School of Communication in Washington, D.C. He is the founder of The Center for Public Integrity (including its International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) and other nonprofit... Read More →

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Anya Schiffrin

Director, Columbia - School of International and Public Affairs
Anya Schiffrin is the director of the International Media, Advocacy and Communications specialization at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs.  She teaches courses on media and development and innovation as well as the course  “Media, Human Rights and Social Change”. Among other topics, she writes on journalism and development as well as the media in Africa and the extractive sector. Schiffrin spent 10... Read More →


Thursday October 8, 2015 12:30 - 13:30
Troll (Academic track)

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