NYU Media Talk
The NYU Media Talk series, which is sponsored by the M.S. in Publishing: Digital and Print Media, is a public forum for conversations with industry leaders. It recently featured leading editors and journalists from The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, Publishers Marketplace, and CNN Worldwide discussing how media editors and reporters cover an industry in transition. Other NYU Media Talks have focused on creating beloved books (and buzz!) in today's literary landscape, featuring New York Times best-selling authors Lev Grossman, Malcolm Gladwell, Elin Hilderbrand, and R.L. Stine; pop culture superstars in children's and young adult book publishing; the future of book publishing, featuring a conversation with leading New York publishers; and a panel discussion on the changing role of the editor, moderated by David Carr, media columnist for The New York Times and featuring editors such as Joana Coles, editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, and James Bennett, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic. Featured speakers at NYU Media Talks also have included Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group; David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, and Jane Friedman, founder and CEO of Open Road Integrated Media, LLC.