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Media Disruption: The New Normal
WHEN: Tuesday, October 8, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: The New School, Theresa Lang Center, 2nd Floor, 55 West 13th Street (5th & 6th)

The sale of The Washington Post - for a fraction of its value just a few years ago - to Amazon Founder, Jeff Bezos, is emblematic of the changing landscape of journalism. The rise of Twitter as the go-to news source, and the proliferation of other innovative news delivery systems have changed the game forever. Leading visionaries from the worlds of journalism and tech discuss what it all means for future jobs in news.

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Martin Nisenholtz, Senior Advisor, The New York Times Company; adjunct associate professor, Columbia Journalism School; former senior vice president, Digital Operations, The New York Times Company

Elizabeth Spiers, acting Editorial Director, Flavorpill Productions; former editor-in-chief, The New York Observer

Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief, Buzzfeed

Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder and CEO, NewsCred

Moderator: J. Max Robins, Contributor, Techonomy Media; former vice president and executive director, Industry Programs, The Paley Center

Presented with The School of Media Studies at The New School for Public Engagement

Sports Marketing: How to Win

WHEN: Tuesday, October 22, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn, Flatbush Avenue (between DeKalb and Willoughby)

The sports industry spends billions of dollars a year on advertising and PR to influence consumers' choices through endorsements, promotions, licensing, sponsorship and much more. Learn how our panel of pros develop and deliver winning campaigns - and how you can get into the game.

Susan Cohig, SVP, Integrated Marketing, NHL

Elisa Padilla, VP, Marketing, Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center

Bobby Jones, VP, Octagon Access

Moderator: Larry Berger, sports writer and producer

Presented with LIU Brooklyn