The New York City Media Seminar Series is an initiative sponsored by the Media and Technology Program and AMC Networks, and organized by Lisa George (Hunter College) and Miklos Sarvary (Columbia Business School).
October 3, 2018: Jim Snyder, Harvard University – “Is Soft News a Turn-Off? Evidence from Italian TV News Viewership”
November 7, 2018: Sarah Moshary, University of Chicago – “Price Discrimination in Political Advertising: Evidence from the 2012 US Presidential Elections”
December 5, 2018: Zsolt Katona, UC Berkeley: “The Impact of Curation Algorithms on Social Network Content Quality and Structure”
February 6, 2019: Dean Eckles, MIT
March 6, 2019: Daniel Stone, Bowdoin – "What Drives Demand for Media Slant?"
April 3, 2019: David Yang, Harvard-MIT: “The Impact of Media Censorship: 1984 or Brave New World?”
May 1, 2019: Jacopo Perego, Columbia University: “Media Competition and the Source of Disagreement” (TBC)
Seminars are held the first Wednesday of each month during the academic year at the AMC Networks office, located at 11 Penn Plaza, 17th Floor. The sessions begin at 10am with coffee, followed by a 90-minute presentation and discussion. Participants are welcome to join the speaker and organizers for lunch.