Civics, Humanities, and News Media In NJ
Public Forum: Civics, Humanities and News Media in NJ
Thursday, September 27, 2012, 7 pm
Arts Council of Princeton
102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ
...considering 'news' from the perspective of civics, citizenship, and the human story
* PROGRAM *
7:05 - Part I
Welcome: Jeff Nathanson, Executive Director, Arts Council of Princeton
Introduction: Susan Haig, Founder & Creative Director, NJ Arts News
Daniel Day - Director, News & Editorial Services, Princeton University
Dr. Sharon Ann Holt - Executive Director, NJ Council for the Humanities
Dr. Stanley Katz - Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs
Nancy Solomon - Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio, WNYC
Chris Satullo - VP, News & Civic Dialogue, WHYY
Doug Doyle - News Director, WBGO 88.3 FM
Bob Males - Executive Producer, NJ Today, NJTV (Channel 23/8)
Debbie Galant - Director, New Jersey News Commons, MSU
Mike Shapiro - CEO & Publisher, TheAlternativePress.com
How has 'news' changed for you since 2005?
Where in NJ are 'civics' and 'humanities' thriving?
8:15 - Part II
Three Hypotheticals: Introduction: Susan Haig
Behavioral Magic Wand: What would you change about NJ citizens' behavior, habits and interests and why? (Daniel Day, Chris Satullo, Doug Doyle)
Meadowlands Conundrum: 8,400-acre recovering wetlands and ecosystem; site of 80,000 seat MetLife Stadium and 2014 Super Bowl; site of proposed American Dream Amusement Park and Water Park; How could journalists approach this complex saga, and with whom?
(Nancy Solomon, Debbie Galant, Bob Males)
10 pm Newscast: A 15-minute weekday late-evening newscast
What's in it, and how do you approach it?
(Dr. Sharon Ann Holt, Mike Shapiro, Dr. Stanley Katz)
8:55 Q & A; audience response
Brief Excerpts from Forum: Civics, Humanities, and News Media in NJ