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The Future of News Is Audio
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

The Future of News Is Audio

  • The New School, Theresa Lang Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Distributing the news has become much more innovative and bite-sized. Hear from journalists at BuzzFeed News, Slate, CNN, and WNYC talk about the process of news gathering, telling the same story for different platforms, and how they engage with their audience. RSVP

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Getting It Straight: How to Fight Fake News
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

Getting It Straight: How to Fight Fake News

  • NYU Steinhardt, Media, Culture and Communication (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With the rise of digital communication, social media has become a major source for the consumption of news and current events. Yet with click-bait headlines, anonymous sources, and the loose use of the term "fake news," trust in the news media is in decline. Hear from journalists at BustleColumbia Journalism Review, Refinery29, and Politico discuss how their outlets are covering the news, how they decide what to cover, and their advice on how to wisely consume the news. RSVP

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How To Make TV In NYC
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

How To Make TV In NYC

The Big Apple has star power, New York City provides an urban landscape and creative energy that's unmatchable anywhere on the planet. Producers reveal the challenges and opportunities of working in NYC, the secrets of the development process from pitch to pilot, and where the jobs are. RSVP

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Dynamic Storytelling Through VR
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Dynamic Storytelling Through VR

  • The New School, Starr Foundation Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Virtual reality can transport audiences to places they wouldn’t otherwise go, delivering a  visceral experience that is revolutionizing storytelling. Learn how groundbreaking journalists and filmmakers are using VR, and how you can work with this emerging technology. RSVP

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Screening: The Americans
Apr
23
6:30 PM18:30

Screening: The Americans

Set in a time of leg warmers and Cold War–chill, The Americans follows two Soviet spies (Felicity’s Keri Russell and Brothers & Sisters’ Matthew Rhys) undercover as a troubled married couple trying to steal U.S. secrets and blend seamlessly into American suburban life of the 1980s. Vividly detailed, the show captures Reagan-era politics and pop culture with equal brilliance. Creative team members, Joe Weisberg—himself a former CIA officer—Joel Fields and Justin Weinberger, screen an episode and take you behind the scenes of crafting FX’s award winning drama. RSVP

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The George Polk Awards: Getting Sources to Talk
Apr
5
6:30 PM18:30

The George Polk Awards: Getting Sources to Talk

  • LIU Brooklyn, Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hear from Polk Award winning journalists —Jodi KantorThe New York TimesStephanie McCrummenThe Washington Post and Elle ReeveVICE News on the challenges they faced getting their stories and gaining their sources' trust. 

Plus, please join us for an opening reception before the forum, with light refreshments. RSVP

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Staying Live: Music & Entertainment
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Staying Live: Music & Entertainment

  • The New School ( Starr Foundation Hall, Lower Level) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you’re a self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced environment, a career in live entertainment is for you. Whether it's booking NasThe ChieftainsThe Fab Four, DaughtrySolangeMiguelChance the RapperRun the JewelsTim McGrawFaith Hill or Jay-Z and Beyoncé — leaders in live entertainment industry discuss their current passion projects and how they ensure that the show goes on. RSVP

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The Business of Funny
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

The Business of Funny

Comedy has long been seen as overwhelmingly male, but the industry is experiencing a renaissance fueled by female comedians. Hear from three popular female comedians on writing and performing stand-up; what the new face of comedy looks like; and how they determine success. RSVP

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Advance Screening and Q&A: RISE
Mar
8
2:30 PM14:30

Advance Screening and Q&A: RISE

NBC’s heartwarming new drama Rise follows dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor, How I Met Your Mother) as he revives his high school theater program.  After the screening, hear from executive producers Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood) and Flody Suarez about creating this musical drama. RSVP

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The Inside Scoop on How To Succeed in TV News
Nov
29
6:30 PM18:30

The Inside Scoop on How To Succeed in TV News

Two legendary agents, who represent the biggest names in the business, from Robin Roberts to Anderson Cooper, joined by a CNN host who made a successful transition from The New York Times to host of the network’s Reliable Sources, reveal the secrets of the trade, how to land an agent, what’s needed in your resume reel, and what skills you need to land the coveted role in front of the camera in the digital age. RSVP

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How To Report News That Matters
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

How To Report News That Matters

Through the power of journalism, beat reporters share stories on the people, events and ideas that raise our awareness of the most important issues facing our society. Hear from some of the best journalists working today, who tell it like it is from the front lines of politics, national security, natural disasters, racial injustice and humanitarian crises. RSVP

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Making Movies That Change Lives
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Making Movies That Change Lives

  • St. Francis College, Founders Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With great storytelling and a marketing strategy to match, documentaries and feature films can raise awareness of the most pressing issues of our time, and even initiate major change.  Hear what drives some of these dynamic filmmakers and learn how they get their game-changing documentaries made and seen. RSVP

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Screening: Frank Serpico
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

Screening: Frank Serpico

In the early 70s, NYPD undercover cop Frank Serpico blew the whistle on the corruption and payoffs then rampant in the police department. The heroism that nearly cost him his life, was immortalized in the classic film Serpico starring Al Pacino. Now in the documentary Frank Serpico, Antonino D'Ambrosio presents the story of the real Serpico, who revisits his crusading cops and robbers days, and an iconoclastic life. Join us for this documentary The New Yorker called "wondrous," followed by a conversation with D'Ambrosio, its award-winning director. RSVP

 


Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

 

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Create Your Own Web Series
Oct
19
6:30 PM18:30

Create Your Own Web Series

Some of our favorite shows from Broad City to High Maintenance to Insecure got their start on the web. Hear from the creative minds behind the explosion of great series produced for the web. These innovators share how they write, produce and distribute webisodes. Discover what’s next for web video and learn how you can create your own series.  RSVP


Presented with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and Kumble TheaterLIU Brooklyn

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The New Face of Global Sports Marketing
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

The New Face of Global Sports Marketing

The sports industry spends billions of dollars a year on advertising and PR to influence consumers' choices through endorsements, promotions, licensing, events, sponsorships and much more. Learn how our panel of pros develop and deliver winning campaigns - and how you can get into the game. RSVP

 

Presented with the Sports Marketing Program, Lubin School of Business at Pace University

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Where the Jobs Are: Brave New World of Journalism
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Where the Jobs Are: Brave New World of Journalism

Credible news outlets and reporters face myriad challenges and opportunities as they cover the Trump administration in these turbulent times of fake news and distrust. With the current digital climate, the pursuit of truth has become the greatest mission for journalists. Find out what skills and knowledge America’s major newsrooms are looking for when recruiting new talent. RSVP


Presented with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and The School of Media Studies at The New School

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