Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on The Importance of Journalism in the Digital Age at UCLA

Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D – Orange County) and members of the California State Senate’s Judiciary Committee will host an informational hearing next week on the subject of journalism in the digital age.
Tuesday, December 5th, 2023
 Senate Judiciary Committee Informational Hearing: The Importance of
Journalism in the Digital Age
Senator Thomas J. Umberg, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee
Chris Argentieri, President and COO, Los Angeles Times
Regina Brown Wilson, Executive Director, California Black Media
Arturo Carmona, President, Latino Media Collaborative
Martha Diaz Aszkenazy, Publisher, San Fernando Valley Sun
Adam Gillitt, Publisher, Alameda Post
Richard Gingras, Vice President of News, Google, Inc.
Michael Karanicolas, Executive Director, Institute for Technology, Law & Policy, UCLA
Thorin Klosowski, Security and Privacy Activist, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Lance Knobel, CEO and Founder, Cityside Journalism Initiative
Brandon Kressin, Partner, Kressin Meador LLC
Jonathan McHale, Vice President of Digital Trade, Computer & Communications Industry Association
Taylor Owen, Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communications, and founding Director of The Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, McGill University
Matt Pearce, President, Media Guild of the West, The NewsGuild CWA Local 39213
Courtney C. Radsch, Director, Center for Journalism and Liberty
Christa Scharfenberg, Project Director, California Local News Fellowship Program
Hal Singer, Managing Director, Econ One; Professor, University of Utah; Director, Utah Project
Tuesday, December 5th | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
UCLA School of Law |  Room 1310
 385 Charles E Young Dr. E, Los Angeles, CA 90095
The rise of digital news over the past 40 years has had an incredible impact on the proliferation of information for the American public – with both positive and troublesome ramifications.  This hearing will examine the confluence of technology and journalism, the state of reporting in today’s climate, the influx of artificial intelligence (AI), and measures being taken globally to maintain integrity within the industry.


Dec 05 2023


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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