Experts to discuss future of journalism, democracy on June 8

SPJVA will join Virginia Humanities and other groups in co-sponsoring an online discussion on June 8 about “The Future of Journalism, the Fate of Democracy.” The free event will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. and feature:

Phoebe Stein, president of the Federation of State Humanities Councils, will moderate the discussion.

The program is free, but attendees must register. Or you can watch the event on Facebook.

The June 8 discussion is the first of a two-part series of an initiative called “Democracy and the Informed Citizen.” It is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils.

Published by SPJ Virginia Pro

SPJ is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its nearly 10,000 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.

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