Friday at MIT: 'A Robot Sent to Destroy Me' -- The New Media Invasion and the Future of News

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Jenn Ettinger, 202-265-1490 x 35

BOSTON -- On Friday, Oct. 21, Free Press and Participant Media will host “'A Robot Sent to Destroy Me': The New Media Invasion and the Future of News.” This panel discussion will explore the influence of new media on the future of news and how this shift impacts the news and information needs of communities across the country. The event will feature clips from the documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times, in which veteran reporter David Carr refers to his younger colleague, Brian Stelter, as a “robot sent to destroy me.”

Panelists include New York Times reporter Brian Stelter, Free Press President and CEO Craig Aaron, Kate Novack, Page One producer, Andrew Rossi, Page One director, Sasha Costanza-Chock, professor of civic media at MIT, and Cindy Rodriguez, journalist-in-residence at Emerson College.

'A Robot Sent to Destroy Me': The New Media Invasion and the Future of News

Date: Friday, Oct. 21

Time: 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30.

Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 10-250, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

Featured Speakers:
Brian Stelter, New York Times reporter
Kate Novack, Page One producer
Andrew Rossi, Page One director
Sasha Costanza-Chock, professor of civic media at MIT
Cindy Rodriguez, journalist-in-residence at Emerson College
Craig Aaron, president and CEO of Free Press

***Reporters interested in attending the panel should RSVP to Jenn Ettinger at jettinger@freepress.net.***

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