The History Forum showcases the best new work on New York City
history and builds bridges between the city's past and present. Presentations
by, and conversations with, historians and history makers are moderated by Suzanne Wasserman, Director of the Gotham Center.
ALL FALL 2013 FORUMS WILL BE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Reservations are required for only two of the events, those on September 25th and December 10th. Admittance to the event will operate on a first-come, first-served basis.
All forums are FREE for CUNY Graduate Center students.
All sessions are held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York,
365 Fifth Avenue @ 34th Street. For more information please email or call the
Gotham Center at 212-817-8474 or check Fall 2013 Forums
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Endtimes? Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009
Tuesday, December 10, 2013, from 7-8:30 PM
Elebash Recital Hall
This event is part of the GC Public Program’s initiative “Cultural Capital: The Promise and Price of New York’s Creative Economy.”
From Jayson Blair and Judith Miller to 24-hour cable and the blogosphere, the first decade of the twenty-first century was not particularly kind to the New York Times. In this groundbreaking study, Daniel R. Schwarz describes how America's most important newspaper confronted not only various scandals and embarrassments, but also the rapid rise of the Internet, the ensuing decline in print advertising and circulation, and the dramatic changes facing the contemporary news industry.