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Commencement Forum ─ The Future of Media and Political Engagement

May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

For the past decade, media and news companies have experienced rapid disruption and digital evolution. In today’s economic and political climate, the future of the media is at a pivotal point in history. Join the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for a panel featuring Brown alumni who are operating at the intersection of commerce, politics, new technology, startups, and news.


Jenny Backus ’90, political media strategist

Jenny Kaplan ’14, co-founder, Wonder Media Network

Jon Klein ’80, former president, CNN/US

Ellen McGirt ’84, senior editor, Fortune Magazine

Moderator: Edward Steinfeld, Howard R. Swearer Director of the Thomas J. Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs


May 25, 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am


Stephen Robert ’62 Hall, Room 101
280 Brook Street
Providence, Rhode Island
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