Internet Week New York, June 3-10

Lots of exciting industry/professional/scholarly stuff going on. And probably also a lot of half-famous people mouthing off. Check the program here. A few events singled out below:

Columbia Business School New Media panel discussion
June 03, 12:30 PM — June 03, 02:00 PM
Columbia University School of Business
301 Uris Hall
New York, NY 10025

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Top Columbia faculty and industry professionals explore the current and future role of new media in this rapidly changing environment
Topic: The Mass Media in Transition: How Digital Technology and the Search for Content are Transforming the Industry

Time Warner’s Conversations on the Circle: News & Politics
June 04, 08:00 AM — June 04, 10:00 AM
Time Warner Center
58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues
New York, NY 10019

This breakfast panel will focus on the internet’s impact on news — specifically how everything from online donations to interactive models like the CNN/YouTube debates have influenced this year’s election. TIME Magazine calls the internet’s influence on politics, “the biggest technological shift…since the rise of the television.” Join key industry talent for a spirited discussion on how the web has transformed this year’s election into a completely electric, interactive process.

Moderated by: David Bohrman (SVP & Washington Bureau Chief, CNN)
Panelists include: Steve Grove (Head of News and Politics, YouTube), Nadira Hira (Writer, FORTUNE magazine), Michael Scherer (Washington Bureau Correspondent, TIME Magazine)

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The Future of Media
June 04, 01:00 PM — June 04, 02:00 PM
Television Studio, 7th floor
NYU Department of Journalism
20 Cooper Square @ 5th Street New York, NY 10003

Leading media journalists will discuss how the Internet is transforming traditional media in this discussion forum from the media site I Want Media.

Scheduled to appear:

+ David Carr, New York Times
+ Keith Kelly, New York Post
+ Kenneth Li, Reuters
+ Diane Mermigas, MediaPost
+ Johnnie Roberts, Newsweek
+ Erick Schonfeld, TechCrunch
+ Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair

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Forum on Participation and Politics Online
June 04, 06:00 PM — June 04, 07:30 PM
NYU Law School
Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South, 1st floor NYC, NY 10012

Join us for a forum on democracy, politics, and participation online as we gear up for a politically-minded OneWebDay (http://www.onewebday.org) on September 22, 2008.

This forum brings together a variety of renowned scholars, thinkers, and activists to provide their perspectives on political engagement on the Net.

Speakers:

Baratunde Thurston
Comedian, Pundit
Web Editor, The Onion
http://www.baratunde.com

Andrew Rasiej
Founder, Personal Democracy Forum
http://www.rasiej.com

Jay Rosen
Professor, NYU Department of Journalism
Founder, New Assignment.net
http://journalism.nyu.edu/faculty/rosen.html

Zephyr Teachout
Professor, Duke Law School
http://www.law.duke.edu/fac/teachout

Moderator:

Allison Fine
Author, Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age
http://www.allisonfine.com

***Reception will follow at 7:30PM***

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