The digital revolution is reshaping American society as drastically as the industrial revolution did more than a century ago, destroying established practices and offering fresh possibilities.

Six nationally known authors, editors and journalists will explore how journalism and its practitioners can exploit technology’s potential while preserving and advancing democratic values on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in a symposium at Chapman University in Argyros Forum, Room 208 at 7 p.m.

“The Future of Journalism in the Digital Age” features the executive editors of the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register; the founding president of Southern California Public Radio; New York Times Book Review columnist and staff editor; senior editor for features and media coverage for USA Today; and a senior editor for The Intercept and First Look Media, the nation’s first independent digital media publication.

The symposium will feature a robust panel discussion with Davan Maharaj, Editor, the Los Angeles Times; Bill Davis, Founding President, Southern California Public Radio; Rob Curley, Editor, Orange County Register; Gregory Cowles, Columnist and Staff Editor, New York Times Book Review;  Rem Rieder, Senior Editor for Features and Media Coverage, former Executive Editor, The American Journalism Review; and Dan Froomkin, Senior Writer for The Intercept and First Look Media, the nation’s first independent digital media publication.

The symposium is free and open to the public and will invite audience participation.

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