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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
Co-sponsored by the Watson Institute and the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.