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Fri, Oct 19, 2018 1:00pm –

Columbia University in the City of New York
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Columbia University in the City of New York,

Blockchain in Journalism: Promise and Practice

The Tow Center for Digital Journalism and the Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University are excited to present Blockchain in Journalism: Promise and Practice, an event for students, reporters, editors, scholars, and entrepreneurs to examine the current state of blockchain technology and how it can be applied to journalism. Panelists invited will discuss issues of business model integration, ethical applications, and innovative technology design in relation to blockchain. 


1:00pm Arrive & introductions

1:20pm Nataliya Stanetsky: Blockchain in 10 minutes

1:30pm Blockchain: Do we need it and what do we do with it?

Nataliya Stanetsky (Women in Blockchain)
Michael Young (Civil)
Nellie Bowles (NYT)

2:30pm Blockchain in journalism

Jarrod Dicker (
Manoush Zomorodi (ZigZag)
Mike Goldin (AdChain)

3:30pm Blockchain: Governance, sustainability, and risks

Paul Ford (Postlight)
Jim Kennedy (AP)
Alexia Bedat (Civil)