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.
Ivan Oransky: Vice President of Editorial at Medscape and Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University’s Carter Journalism Institute where he teaches medical journalism in the Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program. Oransky is also president of the Association of Health Care Journalists and on the staff of Retraction Watch, an organization that monitors the scientific process.
Bending the Curve: Pathways Out of Houselessness
May 18, 2023 The City Club of Central Oregon hosted its May forum, "Bending the Curve: Pathways Out of Houselessness," at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes Convention Center. The forum discussed [...]
Redmond School Board Virtual Candidate Forum
May 4, 2023 All filed candidates in contested races were invited to participate. Position #3: Amanda Page Position #4: Brad Porterfield Position #5: John Campbell and Liz Goodrich Declined to participate: [...]
COCC Virtual Candidate Forum
May 3, 2023 Zone 5 (Bend): Diane Berry and Erin Merz Zone 6 (Black Butte, Sisters): Kevin Knight, Jim Porter and Maureen Radon. Micheal Sipe has withdrawn from this race and [...]
Bend LaPine Schools Zone 6 & 7 Virtual Candidate Forum
April 27, 2023 Confirmed Candidates: Zone 6: Melissa Barnes Dholakia Zone 7: Kina Chadwick Rod Hanson Elizabeth Justema Declined to participate: Zone 7 -Nicole Fitch and Zone 6 - Chet Wamboldt [...]
Bend LaPine Schools Zone 3 & 5 Virtual Candidate Forum
April 26, 2023 Candidates: Zone 3 (Precincts 2,4,6, 9, 25,32): Cameron Fischer and Christopher Strengberg Zone 5 (Precincts 21,33,34,42,43,44): Sherrie Grieef and Amy Tatom Moderated by: Joni Land, Central Oregon Correspondent at [...]
Deschutes Public Library Virtual Candidate Forum
April 25, 2022 Candidates: Zone 1: Cynthia Claridge and Tony Oliver (please note that Ms. Oliver will not appear on screen, but you will be able to hear her answers). Zone [...]