Abernathy part of upcoming Tow Center panel on the local news crisis

Penny Abernathy

UNC Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics Penny Abernathy will take part in a virtual panel discussion, “Redefining the Local News Crisis: Deconstructing the News Desert,” sponsored by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School on Sept. 9, 2020 at noon.

Joining Abernathy in the conversation to frame, define and scale the local news crisis include

The panel is the first in a series of three discussions. The next two panel discussions will focus on new emerging models in local news.

Learn more and register for the event.