June 18 | Journalism in Crisis: The impact of COVID-19 on the American Media
How do we as citizens and news consumers navigate the complexities of our current media landscape? And what has the coronavirus meant for journalists, media companies and where we get our news and information from? Our expert panel will make sense of the present, and look ahead to the future.
Damian Radcliffe:Professor of Practice, Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism, School of Journalism, University of Oregon. An experienced digital analyst, consultant, journalist, and researcher, Damian has worked in editorial, research, policy, and teaching positions for the past two decades in the UK, Middle East, and USA.
Claire Wardle:Executive Director of First Draft, a nonprofit dedicated to educating journalists about reporting in an age of information disorder. Previously, she was a research fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; the research director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School; the head of social media for the UN Refugee Agency; and director of news services for Storyful. Wardle holds a Ph.D. in communication and an master’s degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.