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:
- Penny Abernathy, visiting professor at the Medill School and Knight chair in digital media economics at UNC-Chapel Hill
- Greg Moore, partner and editor-in-chief of Deke.News
- Karen Rundlet, director of the Journalism Program at the Knight Foundation
- Margaret Sullivan, media columnist at The Washington Post
Phoebe Stein, president of the Federation of State Humanities Councils, will moderate the discussion.
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.