Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 5:00pm to Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 6:00pm EDT
National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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With the decline of traditional journalism outlets, some public and independent media organizations are making significant strides in expanding news and information services to fill the gap. And public media is engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with compelling arts and culture programming, storytelling, civic discourse and much more.
Even so, many public media outlets have been slow to adapt to changing technologies and market forces. Compounding these challenges, many public broadcasters are also straining under deep cuts in public funding.
Philanthropy’s role in supporting innovations that are paving the way for a renewed public media sector
How to sustain the kind of public media system that our country and our democracy require
Join Philanthropy New York in a Collaborative Program presented by the Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media.
- William E. Buzenberg, Executive Director, Center for Public Integrity
- Elizabeth Christopherson, President, Rita Allen Foundation
- Laura Efurd, Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Zero Divide
- Terry Gross, host, NPR’s Fresh Air
- Jennifer Hoos Rothberg, Director, Einhorn Family Charitable Trust
- Gary Knell, President, National Public Radio
- David Fanning, Executive Producer, FRONTLINE
- Renée Fleming, Opera Singer
- Donna Frisby-Greenwood, Program Director, Knight Foundation
- Roger LaMay, General Manager, WXPN
- Lisa Philp, Vice President for Strategic Philanthropy and Director of GrantCraft, Foundation Center
- Nancy Solomon, Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio
All interested funders.