Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, New York Times Managing Editor Jill Abramson, and Tom Curley, president of the Associated Press, will head a panel discussion, The First Amendment, Freedom of the Press, and the Future of Journalism, on Thurs., Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m. at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Square, between 5th and 6th Streets). Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th Street). The event is free and open to the public. The public may call 212.992.9842 for more information. Photo ID required for entry.
The event, which will also include NYU Journalism Professor Jay Rosen and the National Press Clubs Gil Klein (moderator), is co-sponsored by the National Press Club, the Foreign Policy Association, and the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
Reporters interested in attending should contact Gil Klein, National Press Club Centennial Project director, at 703.338.2721 or email@example.com.
The roundtable is one of several forums the National Press Club (www.press.org) is holding during its centennial year to look at where the news business is going and what news consumers should be demanding. These forums are funded by Aviva USA.