Friends as Editors: How Social Media Is Changing the Way We Consume News

“We’re squarely in the digital age of media communication,” says Michael Dimock, president of the Pew Research Center. He provided insight into modern news consumption at the Aspen Ideas Festival. “Ninety percent of Americans get news from digital devices,” and more people are choosing to consume news via mobile rather than a personal computer.

UPDATE, JUNE 30, 2016

UPDATE, June 30, 2016

Take Note:

Rob Stein is joining the panel Closing the Digital Divide in Paepcke Auditorium at 10:20 am.

Here's why finance ministers are key to conservation efforts

Jun 30, 2016

Brett Jenks is an Aspen Institute Catto Fellow, Braddock Scholar and John P. McNulty Prize Laureate. He leads Rare and its marine program, Fish Forever, which aims to restore sustainable fisheries for vulnerable coastal communities around the world. 

Brett will moderate a panel titled ”When Faced with Economic Ruin, Financial Leaders do Prioritize Climate Change. Here’s How,” on July 1st, at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

UPDATE, June 29, 2016

UPDATE, June 29, 2016

Take Note:

John Dickerson is replacing Michelle Miller as moderator at the session Connecting the Dots Between Global Terrorism and Local Law Enforcement at 8:00 am in Paepcke Auditorium. Roberto Villaseñor will not be joining the session.

UPDATE, June 28, 2016

UPDATE, June 28, 2016


In Conversation with Secretary of State John Kerry is at 3:00 pm in the Greenwald Pavilion. As a result, many events have switched times and locations. Please refer to the app or the website for the latest information.

UPDATE, June 27, 2016

UPDATE: June 27, 2016


Lina Sergie Attar will be joining the session Art and Immigration - Culture and Dividing Lines in Greenwald Pavilion at 1:15 pm.