Capital New York event: Are we being served? The global economy and the financial press

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As we know from each new iteration of the European debt crisis, and from every aftershock of the Arab Spring, America's fortunes, and policies, are driven to a large extent by what happens elsewhere. The U.S. economy does not exist in a vaccum; it is part of a global economy.

But does the mainstream American press treat it as such, when covering global finance? Is the media doing its job keeping us informed, and steering the conversation productively?

Join Capital and our partner, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, as we explore how the global financial press interprets these crucial developments around the world for its audience, and ask what drives the American media to cover the international economy the way it does.

DATE:
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

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TIME:
8:30 a.m.: Coffee and bagels served
8:45 a.m.: Panel discussion, followed by questions from you, our guests.

PLACE:
New York Law School
185 West Broadway, at Leonard Street (we'll be on hand to direct you to the right place from the lobby)

RSVP:
Click here to tell us you're coming!

ABOUT THE EVENT

MODERATOR:

Tom McGeveran, co-founder and co-editor of Capital New York, leads a discussion followed by a question-and-answer period with journalists who cover global finance and the media industry, including:

PANELISTS:

Heidi Moore, the U.S. finance and economics editor for The Guardian. Formerly, Heidi was New York bureau chief and Wall Street correspondent for Marketplace, from American Public Media.

Kevin J. Delaney, editor in chief and co-founder of Quartz, the new global business site from Atlantic Media. Kevin was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal for a decade, working in Paris and Silicon Valley, before returning to New York to become managing editor of WSJ.com.

Edmund Lee, reporter for Bloomberg News in New York. Edmund covers the media industry. He's written for The New York Times, the Daily News, New York, The Village Voice, Women's Wear Daily, Portfolio, Advertising Age and Bloomberg News.

Felix Salmon, blogger and columnist at Reuters. Felix has worked at Portfolio and Euromoney and has been blogging since the dawn of the form in the late '90s.

ABOUT OUR PARTNER:

Founded over 100 years ago, ACCA is the global body for professional accountants with 154,000 members and 432,000 students in over 170 countries, served by a network of 83 offices and centres across the world.