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About

With technological change disrupting the media industries, the Media Program provides the knowledge and flexibility to effectively navigate the path to success.

We achieve this by bringing together three communities (academic, business and student communities) in a set of interconnected programs and events.

Advisors

Advisory Board

Bruce Greenwald
Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Asset Management & Finance
Director of The Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing

 

Eric Johnson
Norman Eig Professor of Business

 

Jonathan Knee
Adjunct Professor
Co-Director of the Media Program

 

Eli Noam
Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility
Director of Columbia Institute for Tele-Information

 

Michael Riordan
Laurans A. and Arlene Mendleson Professor of Economics

 

Miklos Sarvary
Carson Family Professor of Business
Faculty Director of the Media Program

Affiliated Faculty

Ira Deutchman
Professor and Chair, Film Program,
Columbia University Film School

 

Sylvia Nasar
John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Business Journalism, Columbia Journalism School

 

James Schamus
Professor,
Columbia University Film School

 

James Stewart
Bloomberg Professor of Business Journalism,
Columbia Journalism School

 

Sudhir Venkatesh
Williams B. Ransford Professor of Sociology,
Columbia University

 

Tim Wu
Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law,
Columbia Law School

 

 

Events

October 8, 2014

Rich Greenfield '00, Managing Director, Media & Technology, BTIG Research (by invitation only)

 

October 27, 2014

Mentoring breakfast with Stephen Richard '00, SVP, Business Development and Operations, Global Merchandising Group, National Basketball Association (by invitation only)

 

November 5, 2014

New York City Media Seminar Series: Nicholas Economides (NYU)

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November 12, 2014

Mentoring breakfast with Chantal Restivo-Alessi '93, Chief Digital Officer, HarperCollins Publishers (by invitation only)

Featured Media

John Skipper, President, ESPN & Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks, shares his insights into how to succeed in the media business.

NYC Media Seminars

Linking economists working on media topics in the greater New York area by providing a regular forum for discussion.

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Featured Blog

Movie Piracy & Innovation Studios have long claimed that piracy "kills" innovation, which will ultimately hurt consumers. A new paper may suggest otherwise.

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