MIC Launch Panel 1 - Confronting the Journalism Crisis: Threats and Policy Approaches

MIC Launch Panel 1 - Confronting the Journalism Crisis: Threats and Policy Approaches

The first panel of the MIC launch event from April 12, 2019 was entitled “Confronting the Journalism Crisis: Threats and Policy Approaches.” It laid out some of the major structural challenges facing journalism, what is at stake, and what policy interventions and activist projects are needed to reinvent our news media. Panelists provided big picture analyses of the journalism crisis and proposed policy recommendations for creating new models.

Moderator: Barbie Zelizer, Professor, Annenberg School for Communication. Panelists: Des Freedman, Professor of Media and Communication Studies, Goldsmiths University of London; Michael Copps, Special Advisor, Common Cause; Caitlin Petre, Assistant Professor of Journalism & Media Studies, School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University-New Brunswick; and Matt Stoller, Fellow, Open Markets.