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Saturday, August 31 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Jewish Media: Past, Present, and Future

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How has the blistering pace of change in digital media affected the reporting of the Jewish story? Speaking from his perspective at the helm of one of American Jewish media’s most enduring institutions, Forward publisher Sam Norich will lead a discussion on the how Jewish media have evolved over the past century. He’ll review the history, describe the role of Jewish outlets in today’s media landscape, and look at how the turmoil in digital media can revitalize the world of Jewish news and its connection with Jewish life.

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Samuel Norich

Executive Director and Publisher, The Forward
Samuel Norich was born in Germany in 1947 and immigrated to the United States in 1957. After a primary- and secondary-school education in the public schools, he attended Columbia as an undergraduate, and the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and the Hebrew University as a graduate student. The executive director of YIVO, the Institute for Jewish Research, from 1980-1992, he has served as executive director and publisher of The Forward and The... Read More →

Saturday August 31, 2013 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Spiritual Center

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