Independent Media in the Digital Age

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Hosted by Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications

Masterclass Room 1 - The Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago Illinois 60654




The rise of digital has given independent media outlets, which typically have far fewer resources than their corporate counterparts, an opportunity to grow their audiences and operate on a level playing field. Or has it?

Hear from the leaders of some of the city’s most respected independent media outlets as they discuss the role social plays in their audience development, story dissemination, content sourcing, fundraising and more.


Venue & Location

Masterclass Room 1 - The Merchandise Mart

222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, Illinois 60654





Social Media Week

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Independent Media in the Digital Age

Hosted by Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications






  • Kalyn Belsha

    Kalyn Belsha

    Associate Editor

    Catalyst Chicago

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  • Dr. Janice Marie Collins

    Dr. Janice Marie Collins

    Assistant Professor

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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  • Asraa Mustufa

    Asraa Mustufa

    Social Media Editor

    The Chicago Reporter

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  • Lizzie Schiffman Tufano

    Lizzie Schiffman Tufano

    Senior Editor

    DNAinfo Chicago

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