A Fireside Chat –
How Technology Disrupted the Truth
As the architect of the 2014 Innovation Report, which was a comprehensive assessment of The Times’ digital strategy, Mr. Sulzberger has become the driving force in executing the digital evolution and in leading change throughout the newsroom and across the Company. The transformative document has now been used as a blueprint for digital change in major newsrooms worldwide. In the digital age, it is easier and faster than ever to publish false information and rumors on social media. As part of this discussion, Mr. Sulzberger will provide an executive briefing on the shifting global digital media landscape, how he feels technology has disrupted the truth and the importance of high-quality journalism. He will also share his insight of The Times’s operations and international growth strategy.
A.G. Sulzberger is publisher of The New York Times. With more than 1,450 journalists reporting from more than 160 countries every year, The Times has a global digital audience of more than 130 million people. Mr. Sulzberger was a reporter at The Providence Journal and The Oregonian before joining The Times’s metro desk in 2009. He later worked as a national correspondent, covering the Midwest as head of the Kansas City bureau. He is the sixth member of the Ochs/Sulzberger family to serve as publisher since the newspaper was purchased by Adolph Ochs in 1896.
Speaker: A.G. Sulzberger,Publisher, The New York Times