Archive for March 7th, 2008

discussion of benkler’s ‘wealth of networks’, march 12, 01:00pm-03:00pm

March 7, 2008

the prominent economist Anna Schwartz and Ben Peters (phd student, Columbia) will be give short presentations to kick of a discussion of Yochai Benkler’s ‘Wealth of Networks’ [get the book here]. All are welcome.

It takes place at Columbia, Wednesday, March 12th, in 107B from 1.15 – 3pm.

panel discussion of I.F. Stone at NYU, March 12, 06:00pm-07:30pm

March 7, 2008

the independent journalism of I. F. Stone

on the 100th anniversary of his birth

a panel discussion and celebration at
New York University
March 12, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
reception (wine & hors d’oeuvre) 7:30 to 8 p.m.
20 Cooper Square (3rd Avenue at 5th Street), New York, 7th floor
The late I. F. Stone, a crusading investigative journalist,
published his own weekly in Washington from 1953 to 1971.
Information about his life and examples of his writings can be
found at www.ifstone.org/testing (soon to become www.ifstone.org).

featuring:

  • Robert Kaiser (associate editor and former managing editor of the Washington Post);
  • Myra MacPherson (author of All Governments Lie: The Life and Times of Rebel Journalist I. F. Stone and former reporter for the Washington Post);
  • Peter Osnos (founder of PublicAffairs books and former assistant to Stone);
  • D. D. Guttenplan (London editor of The Nation and author of the forthcoming American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone);

with comments by Jeremy J. Stone (the elder son of I. F. Stone) and Robert Giles (curator of the Nieman Foundation, Harvard); moderated by Mitchell Stephens (professor, New York University).

rsvp to: Katharine Panuska: panuska@nyu.edu