Hear EContent Editor Discuss Innovation in Media

Oct 22, 2009


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EContent editor Michelle Manafy will participate in a panel on "Understanding the Transformations in the Media Industry" October 28th from 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm at Rensselear Lally School of Mangement & Technology. The media industry is undergoing a radical transformation driven by technological changes as well as changes in the habits of how people access information. Convergence of different media formats is blurring the traditional boundaries between print, radio, television and online media. Moreover, the revenue streams and cost structure of media organizations have changed causing them to rethink their long-standing business models. This forum will explore these issues and have a broad ranging discussion on the forces shaping the media industry and the innovative ways in which organizations are adapting.

Participants include:
T. Ravichandran                    Moderator
Robert Altman                       President, WMHT, Albany
Alan Chartock                        CEO, WAMC, Albany
Michelle Manafy                     Editorial Director, Enterprise Group, Information Today Inc., Editor EContent Magazine
Michael Miller                         RPI Class’79, Senior VP, Ziff Brothers, Chief Content Officer Ziff Davis Media
Rex Smith                             Editor and Vice President, Times Union, Albany

http://www.lallyschool.rpi.edu/Members/samues/events/innovation-in-the-business-of-media/

The panel will be streamed live and archived for later viewing: http://tiny.cc/EIsP7