An NYUs Media Talk event with Arianna Huffington of The Huffington Post, Susan Lyne of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Craig Newmark of craigslist.org, Laurel Touby of mediabistro.com and The New York Times David Carr
NEW YORK October 8, 2007-The science and artistry of creating a successful media product in todays fast-changing Web 2.0 world is the topic of the latest NYUs Media Talk event: The Art of the Media Launch, at New York University on Wednesday, November 7th at 6:30 p.m. Moderated by New York Times media columnist David Carr, the discussion will include the innovators behind some of todays most successful media launches: Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post; Susan Lyne, president and CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.; Craig Newmark, founder and customer service representative of craigslist.org; and Laurel Touby, founder and senior vice president of mediabistro.com.
NYUs Media Talk, an ongoing event series sponsored by the Center for Publishing at New York Universitys School of Continuing and Professional Studies, presents public conversations with media leaders about trends in the business, from an industry insiders viewpoint. Past events included David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, speaking last spring with Mr. Carr about the literary life and the print editors changing role in the world of Web 2.0.
MEDIA ONLY: Members of the press are invited to cover this event. Please contact Chris James, (212) 998-6876 or firstname.lastname@example.org for credentialing.
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Founded in 1934, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) is among the 14 colleges and schools that comprise New York University, one of the largest private research universities in the United States. Through its faculty, curricula and vibrant professional and academic networks, NYU-SCPS captures the expertise of key sectors where New York leads globally: Real Estate and Construction Management (through the NYU Real Estate Institute); Hospitality, Tourism, Sports Management (through the NYU Preston Robert Tisch Center); Philanthropy (through the NYU George H. Heyman Center);Global Affairs; Communications Media, Publishing, Digital Arts, Design; Business, Marketing, Finance; and the Liberal and Applied Arts, among others. Rigorous and timely programs in these and related areas attract full-time undergraduate and graduate students immersed in university life, working professionals in 14 graduate programs, motivated adults earning undergraduate degrees (through the Paul McGhee Division), and New Yorkers of all backgrounds enrolled in approximately 2,500 continuing education courses, certificate programs, conferences, and seminars annually.