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