Does fact-based journalism have a future?

In a Rochester Beacon online forum, renowned political journalists Tom Hamburger and John Harris discussed the challenges of producing in-depth reporting in an era of hyper-partisanship and news cycles driven by social media.

Education leaders to take part in online event

In the third in a series of online forums presented by the Rochester Beacon and Upstate Venture Connect, St. John Fisher College president Gerard Rooney and two upstate peers will discuss how they are managing their institutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beacon event postponed

A new date for the “Growing Pathways to Entrepreneurship” event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Beacon event focuses on entrepreneurship

Rochester Beacon’s first event of the year will be hosted by Rochester Institute of Technology’s MAGIC Center. Panelists will share their paths to entrepreneurship and discuss ways to build the next generation of business founders. 

The search for RCSD solutions

A Rochester Beacon forum this week on ways to fix the city schools drew a packed house. “There are no silver bullets,” keynote speaker Christopher Cerf said. “The key is implementing 100 one percent solutions.”