Future of Journalism

Sustaining Watchdog Journalism in the Digital Age

Nov 10, 2011
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
New York

At a time when technological change and economic pressures are disrupting the commercial news industry and the market for quality investigative journalism, the Center for Public Integrity is thriving as an independent, nonprofit news organization dedicated to ensuring that public and private institutions operate in the public interest. On Thursday, November 10, 2011, the Center for Public Integrity and the Paley Center for Media, the premier independent forum for the media industry, will present a half-day program on innovative approaches to funding and producing investigative journalism.

Program agenda:



Anatomy of an Investigative Report
Go behind the scenes of Poisoned Places, the Center for Public Integrity's latest investigation in partnership with NPR.

Keith Epstein, Managing Editor for Environment, Center for Public Integrity
Jim Morris, Lead Project Writer, Center for Public Integrity
Susanne Reber, Deputy Managing Editor, Investigations, NPR
Robert Benincasa, Producer, Investigations Unit, NPR


New Models for Investigative Journalism
Learn how new, nonprofit financial models are supporting investigative reporting.

Merrill Brown, Principal, MMB Media LLC

William E. Buzenberg, Executive Director, Center for Public Integrity
Sheila Coronel, Director, Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism
Maggie Mulvihill, Co-Director, New England Center for Investigative Reporting
Elizabeth Osder, Principal, The Osder Group


Next Big Thing: New Tools for Digital Digging
Watch live demos and presentations on data mining and computer-assisted reporting.

Jennifer 8. Lee, Hacks/Hackers and Plympton



Bill Allison, Editorial Director, Sunlight Foundation
David Donald, Data Editor, Center for Public Integrity
Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director, Center for Responsive Politics
Nadi Penjarla, Chief Architect/Designer, The Ujima Project



This event is exclusive to Media Council members and other invited guests. To register for this event, or to find out if you're eligible to join the Media Council, contact Stephanie Kousoulas at 212-621-6732 or mediacouncil@paleycenter.org.

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