FORA.tv Speaker - Jan Schaffer

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Biography

Jan Schaffer, former Business Editor and a Pulitzer Prize winner for The Philadelphia Inquirer, is executive director of J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism and one of the nation's leading thinkers in the journalism reform movement. She left daily journalism in 1994 to lead pioneering journalism initiatives in the areas of civic journalism, interactive and participatory journalism and citizen media ventures. She launched J-Lab in 2002 at the University of Maryland's College of Journalism to help newsrooms use innovative computer technologies to engage people in important public issues.

2 Programs

Access Denied? The Cyber-Gap and Its Effect on Democracy

08.05.09 | 01:22:56 min | 0 comments

The Future of Science & Environmental Journalism

02.12.09 | 01:57:06 min | 3 comments