More than 20 journalists from print, broadcast and the Internet will discuss challenges and opportunities presented by major changes in today’s news media on March 26-27, 2007, in the C. Walsh Theatre, 55 Temple St., Boston..
Five panel discussions are scheduled, covering: the future of newspapers, Internet/online news, investigative reporting, broadcast news and opinion journalism.
Boston Globe Editor Marty Baron; Denver Post Editor Greg Moore; Bob Giles, curator of Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism; and Ellen Soeteber, a visiting fellow at the Poynter Institute.
Christopher Lydon, publisher of Radio Open Source; David Warsh, online publisher of Economic Principles; and Margo Howard, a national columnist with Yahoo, formerly with Slate.com.
Walter Robinson, former head of The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team; Jim Taricani, WJAR-TV in Providence, who recently served a six-month federal sentence for refusing to reveal a source; and Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Golden.
WCVB-TV, Channel 5 anchor Natalie Jacobson; New England Cable News anchor R.D. Sahl; and Emily Rooney, host and executive editor of WGBH’s Greater Boston.
Boston Globe columnists Joan Vennochi and Derrick Jackson; Boston Herald columnist Peter Gelzinis; and syndicated columnist Froma Harrop, of the Providence Journal.
The conference is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Beacon Hill community.