The Conspiracy

A NYTimes editor, a cartoonist and a bunch of college students walk into a conference…

(c) Eli Valley

the 41st annual National Jewish Student Journalism Conference, May 20-22 @ the NYU Bronfman Center in NYC, to be exact.

It’s less than a month away and early-bird registration ends next Friday, May 4. After that registration goes up $10.

You should come.

Check it out on Facebook and get details hereRegister and get more details here!

Some folks you’ll get to meet if you come:

  • Jim Schachter, an associate managing editor of The New York Times who works on the Times’ online presence
  • Ari Goldman, a Columbia Journalism professor who teaches the wildly popular course on writing about religion
  • Rob Mahoney, the deputy director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, who will show a brief film and discuss what it’s like for journalists in Israel and the Territories today
  • Eli Valley, an author, satirist and comic artist (he illustrated the image above!), who will discuss his controversial work
  • Josh Nathan-Kazis, a staff writer for the Forward and former editor of New Voices, who will moderate a panel on Orthodox Jews and the press
  • Naomi Zeveloff, a writer for the Forward who writes about gender, education and politics, including Israel 101, an ongoing series about Israel on campus
  • Wayne Hoffman, the editor of “What We Brought Home,” a compilation about Birthright
  • Alana Newhouse, the founder and editor of Tablet Magazine
  • Kiera Feldman, a journalist and the author of a controversial article in The Nation that was sharply critical of Birthright
  • And a bunch of other great people from all over the Jewish and journalistic worlds!

Register here!


One Older Response to “A NYTimes editor, a cartoonist and a bunch of college students walk into a conference…”

  1. Harold
    April 25, 2012 at 5:52 pm #

    What a great bunch of speakers!

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