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Panel in New York next week on business journalism's future

June 12, 2009

The Columbia Journalism Review and the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute will hold a panel discussion next week on the future of business journalism in the wake of the economic meltdown.

The session will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in the World Room.

The panelists will include:

  • William Ackman, a noted investor and founder at Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.;
  • Bill Grueskin, the dean of academic affairs at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and the former deputy managing editor/news for The Wall Street Journal;
  • Jeff Madrick, a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and a former economics columnist for The New York Times. He is editor of Challenge Magazine, visiting professor of humanities at The Cooper Union, and senior fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School;
  • Gretchen Morgenson, assistant business and financial editor and a columnist at The New York Times; and
  • Dean Starkman, managing editor of The Audit, an online critique of financial journalism of the Columbia Journalism Review, and the author of “Power Problem,” a critique of business coverage in the runup to the meltdown in the current issue of CJR .

Please RSVP to co2148@columbia.edu. Seating is limited

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