Live Streaming Panel Discussion Focuses on the Role of Public Media

Posted on March 24, 2010
What is the role of public media in local, national, and international reporting? On Thursday, March 25, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is hosting a live streaming press event at Washington, DC's Newseum with NPR and PBS entitled "Public Media and Local Journalism: Meeting Community Information Needs." Patricia Harrison, CPB president and CEO, will open the event with an announcement of CPB's investments in key initiatives to strengthen public media's news and reporting capacity at the local level. Paula Kerger, PBS president and CEO, and Vivian Schiller, NPR president and CEO, will follow via live video feed along with a panel discussion. The panel will be moderated by PBS NewsHour Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan and include Tom Rosenstiel, founder and director of Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism; Nishat Kurwa, news director of Youth Media International; Tom Karlo, general manager of KPBS TV-FM; Kinsey Wilson, senior vice president and general manager of digital media at NPR; and Larry Irving, president of Global Government Affairs at Hewlett-Packard Company. Bookmark this page and watch the live stream on Thursday >>

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