People need solid information more than ever. Where will they get in, as economic forces continue to decimate the news industry?
Please join me tonight, March 7, 2019, as I put the question to a panel of journalists, philanthropists and academics.
Use It Or Lose It: Why Local News Matters starts at 6:30 pm, at Grace Episcopal Church, 4 Madison Ave., Madison. Admission is free. The evening is presented by Impact 100 Garden State, a Special Project Fund of the Community Foundation of New Jersey, which supports charitable giving focused on making New Jersey communities stronger.
Joe Amditis, Associate Director, Center for Cooperative Media, School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University
Chris Daggett, Former President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Marie DeNoia, Emmy Award winning journalist, reporter for WCBS, producer at MSNBC
Denise Lang-Grant, Former editor of Echoes-Sentinel, member of Producers Guild of America
Elizabeth Parker, Executive editor and co-publisher of NJ Hills Media Group
Mike Rispoli, Director of the Free Press New Voices connecting communities to local newsrooms
Lisa Vickery, Day editor of the national news desk at the Wall Street Journal
Bring your questions and suggestions.