Opening Remarks by: Jeff Jarvis, professor, CUNY School of Journalism
Welcome from: Janine Gibson, editor-in-chief, Guardian US
Janine Gibson is editor-in-chief of the Guardian US, the New York-based newsroom, where she leads a staff of reporters and editors who cover American news for an online, global audience. The U.S. site has won a range of prestigious awards, including AdWeek’s Hottest Newsite, 2013 Online Journalism Award for Innovative Investigative Journalism and Watchdog Journalism.
Jeff is the author of Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live and What Would Google Do? He directs the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. Jeff was founding editor of Entertainment Weekly magazine, TV critic for TV Guide and People magazines, Sunday editor and associate publisher of the New York Daily News, and a columnist for the San Francisco Examiner.