Public Media Futures Forum explores impact measurement and analysis

“Understanding Impact,” a two-day symposium, will explore how public media organizations can measure and analyze the impact of their work. Convened by the Public Media Futures Forum and the Center for Investigative Reporting, the event is taking place at American University in Washington, D.C. Check out the schedule below. Due to technical difficulties, we are unable to offer a live stream of today’s proceedings. Please see CIR’s live blogging page for updates. Schedule
Thursday, April 17

10–10:30 a.m. — Welcome

Ed Beimfohr, Associate Dean, Operations & Strategic Initiatives, American University School of Communication
Mark Fuerst, Director, Public Media Futures Forums
Robert Rosenthal, The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)

10:30–11:10 a.m. — CIR case study: Veterans Reporting

Amy Pyle, CIR
Aaron Glatz, CIR
Lindsay Green-Barber, Ph.D., ACLS Public Fellow, CIR

11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m. — A Theory of Community Impact

Amy Shaw, Sr. VP for Community Engagement, KETC/Nine Network, St.