How can media, information, and journalism help shape a stronger democracy?
That is the central question at this year’s Aspen Institute Forum on Communications and Society, where media executives, government officials, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit leaders have gathered to explore models for local journalism, public media, and policy. Watch the live video stream below, or on http://aspeninstitute.tv.
Marcus Brauchli, The Washington Post
John Carroll, (formerly of) Los Angeles Times
Mark Contreras, The E.W. Scripps Company
Commissioner Michael Copps, Federal Communications Commission
Chairman Julius Genachowski, Federal Communications Commission
Patricia Harrison, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Reed Hundt, Coalition for Green Capital
Alberto Ibargüen, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Paula Kerger, Public Broadcasting Service
Bill Kling, American Public Media
Marissa Mayer, Google, Inc.
Craig Newmark, craigslist.org
Donna Nicely, Nashville Public Library
Paul Sagan, Akamai
Vivian Schiller, National Public Radio
Paul Steiger, ProPublica