Panel includes: Rodale’s Steven Murphy, Simon & Schuster’s Carolyn Reidy, Yahoo’s Daniel Rosensweig and Condé Nast’s Thomas J. Wallace. Moderator: David Carr, Media Columnist, The New York Times

NEW YORK October 12, 2006-The Master of Science in Publishing program at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies ( will host a panel discussion on “How to Lead and Succeed in a Brave New Media World,” Wednesday November 8, 2006, 6:30 pm, at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 10th Floor, 60 Washington Square South (in Greenwich Village, between LaGuardia Place and Thompson Street).

The New York Times’ media columnist David Carr will lead an in-depth discussion (and debate) among industry leaders on the many ways “New” and “Traditional” media are combining and colliding, and what it means for the industry and for consumers. Carr and the panelists-Steven Pleshette Murphy, president and CEO of Rodale Inc.; Carolyn Reidy, president, Adult Publishing Group, Simon & Schuster, Inc.; Daniel Rosensweig, chief operating officer, Yahoo!; and Thomas J. Wallace, editorial director, Condé Nast Publications-will address these and many other topics:

  • Secrets of staying current in the digital decade
  • What’s Web 3.0 and when will it get here?
  • When does New Media become Mainstream…and what happens to the Old Mainstream Media?
  • What are the Pros and Cons of the recent media mergers (Google and YouTube; News Corp. and MySpace… and more)?
  • Is iTunes the new publishing model?

Reporters interested in attending should contact Ken Brown at 212 998-9119 or or Carmen Tong at 212 992-9103 or

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, NYU’s Master of Science in Publishing program ( offers a graduate degree designed to train students for management positions in both book and magazine companies and their digital extensions. Taught by leading professionals from New York’s major media companies, the program provides the knowledge and expertise for success in an era of media convergence.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies ( is among the 14 colleges and schools that comprise New York University, one of the largest private universities in the United States. Founded in 1934, NYU SCPS each year educates some 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students and enrolls over 40,000 in its non-credit programs. A national leader in adult and professionally-oriented education, NYU SCPS programs include non-degree courses that span more than 125 fields, 14 industry-focused Master’s degree programs, and nine Bachelor’s and six Associate degree programs specially designed for working adults.

Press Contacts

Ken Brown
Ken Brown
(212) 998-9119
Cheryl Feliciano
Cheryl Feliciano
(212) 998-6865