Jim Snyder from Harvard presenting at the media seminar in AMC network’s boardroom
Speakers for 2020-2021:
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). The series will continue virtually via Zoom for Fall 2020:
- October 7: Jim Snyder, Harvard — "Measuring the Partisan Behavior of U.S. Newspapers, 1880 to 1980”
- November 4: Alexandre de Cornière, TSE —“Data and Competition: a General Framework with Applications to Mergers, Market Structure, and Privacy"
- December 4: Brendan Nyhan, Dartmouth —“The effectiveness of fact-checking on COVID-19 misperceptions”
- February 3: Christian Peukert, Lausanne — “The Editor vs. the Algorithm: Targeting, Data and Externalities in Online News“
- March 3: L Maria Petrova, Pompeu Fabra, NES — “Echo Chambers: Does Online Network Structure Affect Political Polarization”
- April 7: Ro’ee Levy, MIT “Social Media, News Consumption, and Polarization: Evidence from a Field Experiment“
- May 5: Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford — “Digital Addiction”
Seminars are held the first Wednesday of each month during the academic year. The sessions begin at 10:30am with a 90-minute presentation and discussion.