Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

ONA Philly: Wait, what’s going on with the nonprofit owner of

 An ONA Local event, hosted by ONA Philadelphia

Earlier this year there was a major announcement about the future of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and, with new ownership and leadership in the form of a nonprofit. Come hear from their leaders.

Jim Friedlich, executive director and CEO of the newly-formed Institute for Journalism in New Media, and Burt Herman, the institute’s director of innovation projects, will join us to talk about the work of the Philadelphia-based nonprofit. The institute’s mission to cultivate sustainable journalism business models extends beyond its subsidiary, the publisher of The Inquirer, Daily News and We’ll hear from Jim and Burt about what kinds of projects they’re looking to fund and what excites them about the digital news business in 2017.

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Chat with leaders of the Institute for Journalism in New Media about what they're working on.


Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
6 pm-8 pm



Philadelphia Media Network
801 Market St
Philadelphia, PA