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Friday, October 7 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
What's next? A peek into the future of business models supporting local journalism

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Bryan Mercer, Executive Director of the Media Mobilizing Project, will moderate a discussion about the future of the business models that support local journalism, featuring:

Jeff Jarvis
, Director, Entrepreneurial Journalism program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Robertson Barrett, President, Digtal Media at Hearst Newspapers
Jim Friedlich, Executive Director, Institute of Journalism in New Media in Philadelphia

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Bryan Mercer

Executive Director, Media Mobilizing Project
Bryan Mercer is a Philadelphia native who began volunteering with Media Mobilizing Project after returning home from college. Bryan is now Executive Director of MMP, using strategic media and communications to strengthen and connect communities organizing for their human rights. Bryan... Read More →

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Robertson Barrett

President, Hearst Newspapers Digital Media
Robertson is the president of Hearst Newspapers Digital Media.
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Jim Friedlich

Director, Institute for Journalism in New Media
Jim Friedlich co-founded Empirical Media in 2011 and serves as its CEO. Jim is a highly experienced media operating and investment executive, with a background in private equity, venture capital, and both traditional and digital media. Jim leads client engagements for news organizations... Read More →
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Jeff Jarvis

Director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Jeff Jarvis, a national leader in the development of online news, blogging, the investigation of new business models for news, and the teaching of entrepreneurial journalism, writes an influential blog, Buzzmachine.com. He is author of the books What Would Google Do? and Public Parts... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 1 (Main Room) University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043