Challenges to our democracy: what’s next for the media?

Their role as journalists and educators in a democracy.

The first of Common Cause/ New York’s John Gardner Breakfast Series discussed the challenges facing our democracy. We brought together leading speakers, thinkers, and elected officials from across the political spectrum to explore solutions and stimulate thought and discussion.

Paul Steiger | Founding Editor-in-Chief, CEO, and President of ProPublica and former Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal
Ben Smith | Editor-in-Chief of Buzzfeed
Margaret Sullivan | Media Critic at the Washington Post
Stephen Shepard (moderator) | Former Editor-in-Chief of Business Week and the founding Dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism