MIC Launch Panel 2 - Perspectives on the Future of Local Journalism

MIC Launch Panel 2 - Perspectives on the Future of Local Journalism

The second panel from the MIC Launch event of April 12, 2019 was entitled “Perspectives on the Future of Local Journalism.” It considered what a truly public media system might look like. Practitioners and scholars discussed issues related to local journalism such as organizing newsrooms, democratizing communication infrastructure, and creating media institutions that are owned and controlled by journalists and local communities.

Moderator: Bryan Mercer, Executive Director of the Media Mobilizing Project Panelists: Christopher Ali, Assistant Professor of Media Studies, University of Virginia; Craig Aaron, President and CEO, Free Press; Jean Friedman Rudovsky, Co-Executive Director, Resolve Philadelphia; and Sarah Jaffe, Fellow, Type Media Center.