Pulitzer Charlotte: Power and Accountability
7-9 p.m. (7-7:30 p.m. Reception, 7:30-9 p.m. Program)
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
James Barnhardt Student Activity Center, Salons AB 9201
Who will report the news, how will readers get it and what will that mean for a rapidly diversifying America? Tim Grieve, head of news strategies for Washington-based McClatchy, Rick Thames, editor/VP news for The Charlotte Observer, Joe O'Connor, WFAE president, and Julie Szulczewski, news director at CMG Charlotte (WSOC-TV/WAXN-TV/wsoctv.com), will participate in a discussion moderated by Ed Williams, former editor of The Charlotte Observer (Pulitzer Prizes in Public Service, 1981 and 1988) about how they see the news will evolve over the next 10 years and the challenges and opportunities ahead.