2006 CONFERENCE SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES
Chris Anderson, April 9 Workshop participant
Chris Anderson is a PhD student at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. His research focuses on the various forms of grassroots journalism and the changes within the journalistic profession being wrought by theese new media forms. Currently, he is developing a theoretical framework for analyzing challenges to the epistemological claims of professional journalists. Anderson serves as a senior editor for the New York City Independent Media Center website (http://nyc.indymedia.org), one of the earliest examples of a grassroots journalism project in the United States. He also serves on the editorial board of the Indypendent, a biweekly progressive newspaper in New York City.