"Philanthropy and the Digital Public Dialogue: Challenges and New Opportunities" took place as part of the Council on Foundations annual conference in Los Angeles on April 30, 2012. The discussion group included Ernest James Wilson III, Dean, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California; Michael Delli Carpini, Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania; Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project; Marta Tellado, Vice President, Communications, Ford Foundation; Debra Jacobs, President and CEO, The Patterson Foundation; Matt James, President and CEO, The Center for the Next Generation; Michael Smith, Senior Vice President, Social Innovation, The Case Foundation; Mayur Patel, Vice President, Strategy and Assessment, Knight Foundation; Mary Lou Fulton, Senior Program Manager, The California Endowment; and Jeff Stanger, Director the Center for Digital Information. Geoffrey Cowan, President of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands moderated the session. The event was live streamed. An archive of the video will be available soon.
A selection of tweets from the discussion that followed: