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Knight Media Innovation Awards and Summit

Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism

Monday, December 1, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

Knight Media Innovation Awards and Summit

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VICE Media's Shane Smith, Idealab's Bill Gross, Pantegrion Capital's Alicia Syrett, and other leading entrepreneurs and technologists discuss the future of news media. Smith will accept The Knight Foundation's 2014 Media Innovation Award -- and announce his own pick for a second, $25,000 prize. Doors open at 2 pm on Monday, Dec. 1.  Reserve your seat above for this exciting, free event and reception. #mediainnovation

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PROGRAM

2:30 pm: Welcome. Sarah Bartlett, Dean, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

2:40 pm: Keys to Startup Success: Bill Gross, Founder and CEO, Idealab

3:40 pm: Break

3:50 pm: Outside Views on Media's Future: Milena Berry, PowerToFly; Gilad Lotan, betaworks; Alicia Syrett, Pantegrion Capital, NY Angels; Zephyr Teachout, Fordham Law School. Moderated by Sandeep Junnarkar, CUNY.

4:50 pm: Geeks Bearing Gifts: Imagining New Futures for News: Jeff Jarvis, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism

5:20 pm: Break

5:30 pm: Knight Media Innovation Awards: Shane Smith, Co-founder and CEO, VICE Media; and others.

6:30 pm: Reception 

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CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W 40th St
3rd Floor Newsroom
New York, NY 10018

Monday, December 1, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)


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Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism

We run educational programs, conduct research, host events, and support communities of practice for journalists and journalism educators. Our overall goal: fostering sustainable business models for quality journalism. We are affiliated with the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism, and supported by the J-School, The Tow Foundation, and The Knight Foundation.

 
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