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Join us for a national conversation about local journalism sustainability issues – including business model disruption, revenue, emerging technologies and more.  
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Friday, October 7 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Welcome Session

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Daniel Gurskis, Merrill Brown, and Stefanie Murray will host the welcome session to kick off the day of panels and speakers. Don't forget to follow the conversation on Twitter using #SustainLocal!


Speakers
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Merrill Brown

Director of the School of Communication and Media, Montclair State University
As one of the pioneers who launched CourtTV and the founding editor-in-chief of MSNBC.com, Merrill Brown has demonstrated a strong commitment to bring the news into the 21st century.  Brown continues to break new ground in his role as Director of the newly opened School of Communication and Media, where he applies his past experience in digital and traditional media.  He gained extensive media expertise as founder and... Read More →
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Daniel Gurskis

Dean, College of the Arts, Montclair State University
Gurskis comes to Montclair State from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York where he is a professor and chair of the Department of Film and a special assistant to the president. Most recently at Brooklyn College, he has overseen the creation of a new graduate school of cinema to be located at Steiner Studios, the largest film and television production facility outside of Los Angeles. In addition to his academic experience... Read More →
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Stefanie Murray

Director, Center for Cooperative Media
An award-winning journalist and editor, Murray was the recipient of an Associated Press News Writing Award in 2008 (public service) and 2010 (breaking news) during her time as a reporter in Michigan. She later was part of the original editorial team that launched AnnArbor.com for Advance Publications. Subsequently, Murray was assistant managing editor/digital media of the Detroit Free Press and also served as a member of a special... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Room 1 (Main Room) University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043

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