Friday: The Changing Landscape of Local Media – A May FOCUS Forum

Join FOCUS Greater Syracuse for a free, virtual forum on Friday, May 13 at noon as we discuss the state of local media in our community.

How have print, television, radio, and internet media changed in Central New York in recent decades? How have factors such as technology, social media, and the COVID-19 pandemic driven those changes? And what lies ahead?

Approaching these questions from their diverse viewpoints and organizations, our panelists will share their views, and take your questions, on the state of local media, past, present, and future.

Panelists: Mitch Gelman, President and CEO, WCNY; Ken Jackson Editor and Publisher at Urban CNY; and Joel Kaplan, Professor of Magazine, News, and Digital Journalism and Associate Dean, Office of Graduate Programs, Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications; and Julie McMahon, editor-in-chief, Central Current, Inc.

Moderator: Chris Bolt, General Manager, WAER 88.3 FM Public Radio


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Previous FORUMS Now on Video

You also can see the virtual Forums you have missed in this series at .

They are: 

Focus On Affordable Housing
Lyme And Tick-Borne Diseases
City Housing / Looking Forward
Focus Forum on The Future 2022
Empowerment, Accessibility, And Disability Services In CNY
Mayoral Candidate Forum
Bridging The Digital Divide In CNY
Child Care In Onondaga County

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