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 ( 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.


Baratunde Thurston
Comedian, Pundit
Web Editor, The Onion

Andrew Rasiej
Founder, Personal Democracy Forum

Jay Rosen
Professor, NYU Department of Journalism
Founder, New

Zephyr Teachout
Professor, Duke Law School


Allison Fine
Author, Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age

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

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