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MARCH 29-30, 2012

Symposium Schedule

Thursday, March 29, 2012

7:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. (The Ohio Union)
Law and Online Journalism

Chris Davey, Director, Public Information, Ohio Supreme Court
David Lat, Founder and Managing Editor, Above the Law
Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor, Slate
Erin Moriarty (Moderator), 48 Hours Correspondent, CBS News

Friday, March 30, 2012

8:45 A.M. – 9:15 A.M. (Saxbe Auditorium)
Welcome

Alan Michaels, Dean and Edwin M. Cooperman Professor of Law
Peter M. Shane, Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law

9:15 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. (Saxbe Auditorium)
The Economic Viability of Local Online News

Michele McLellan, Founder, Block by Block Community News Summit
Mark Miller, Editor, Texas Tribune
Ava Seave, Principal, Quantum Media, and Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia Business School and Columbia Journalism School
Ann Fisher (Moderator), Host and Executive Producer of All Sides with Ann Fisher, WOSU

10:45 A.M. – Noon
Panels 2A & 2B

ONLINE JOURNALISM AND COMMUNITY ONLINE JOURNALISM AND DEMOCRACY
PANEL 2A: UNDERSTANDING AND MEETING COMMUNITY INFORMATION NEEDS PANEL 2B: THE DEMOCRATIC AUDIENCE
Patrick Barry, Smart Communities Program, Chicago LISC

Fiona Morgan, Research Fellow, Media Policy Initiative, New America Foundation  
Mayur Patel, Vice President, Strategy and Assessment, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation  
Paul Allen Beck (Moderator), Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The Ohio State University

Renee Hobbs, Founding Director, Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island  
Kristen Purcell, Associate Director for Research, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project  
Talia Stroud, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, University of Texas at Austin  
Michael McCluskey (Moderator), Assistant Professor, School of Communications, The Ohio State University

12:15 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. (Saxbe Auditorium)
Lunch Keynote

Steven Waldman, Senior Advisor to the FCC Chairman and lead author, The Information Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape in a Broadband Age (FCC 2011)

1:45 P.M.- 3:15 P.M.
Panels 3A & 3B

 

ONLINE JOURNALISM AND COMMUNITY ONLINE JOURNALISM AND DEMOCRACY
PANEL 3A: INNOVATIONS IN LOCAL NEWS PANEL 3B: THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTABILITY JOURNALISM

Richard Koci-Hernandez, Assistant Professor, New Media, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism  
Jan Schaffer , Executive Director, J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism, American University  
Paul Socolar, Editor and Director, Philadelphia Public School Notebook  
Nicole Kraft (Moderator), Multimedia Writing Lecturer, School of Communications, The Ohio State University

Kevin Davis, CEO and Executive Director, Investigative News Network  
Doug Haddix, Director, Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, Ohio State University  Scott Lewis, CEO, voiceofsandiego.org
Peter M. Shane (Moderator), Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University 

3:30 P.M. – 4:45 P.M.
Closing Keynote

Richard Tofel, General Manager, ProPublica