The Financial Crisis as Conversion Experience
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
THE FINANCIAL CRISIS AS CONVERSION EXPERIENCE: DID WALL STREET JOURNALISTS CHANGE THEIR VIEWS?
We gather a panel of leading journalists to discuss how the 2008 financial crisis has changed their outlook on the role of the financial sector in society, if at all, and how this has ultimately affected their writing.
- Jesse Eisinger: senior reporter and "The Trade" columnist for ProPublica
- James Stewart: "Common Sense" business columnist for the New York Times
- Megan McArdle: special correspondent for Newsweek Global and The Daily Beast
- Chrystia Freeland: managing director and editor of consumer news for Reuters
- Felix Salmon: finance blogger for Reuters
*Co-sponsored by ProPublica and the Arthur L. Carter Institute for Journalism at New York University*
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ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. In 2010, it was the first online news organization to win a Pulitzer Prize. In 2011, ProPublica won the first Pulitzer awarded to a body of work that did not appear in print. ProPublica is supported primarily by philanthropy and provides the articles it produces, free of charge, both through its own website and to leading news organizations selected with an eye toward maximizing the impact of each article.