November 17, 2016 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am
SPEAKER at GIST: Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce

Date: November 17, 2016 from 9:15-10:30am
Title:  The Role of the News Media in the 2016 Elections and Beyond

Description:  The way we communicate is quickly changing. Our access to news and information has increased dramatically, as has access to a broader variety of voices and opinions. This panel will explore the role of the media – both traditional and nontraditional – in the elections and consider implications of the changing news media landscape for our economic security and justice work.

  • *Amy Mitchell, Director of Journalism Research, Pew Research Center
  • *Matt Taibbi, Author, Journalist, and Contributor, Rolling Stone
  • Eric Deggans, Author, Journalist, and TV Critic, National Public Radio