Monday, October 02, 2006

Why Newspapers Matter

Confessions of an Aca/Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins: For Those Who Live in Boston...:
"Why Newspapers Matter

Thursday, October 5, 5-7 pm, Bartos Theater, MIT Media Lab

Jerome Armstrong (Crashing the Gate), Pablo Boczkowski (Digitizing the News), Danta
Chinni (Project for Excellence in Journalism), David Thorburn, (MIT)

Working journalists, media critics and digital visionaries discuss the ongoing transformation and apparent decline of American newspapers. Topics to be addressed: the aging of the newspaper reader, the emergence of citizens' media and the blogosphere, the fate of local news and the local newspaper, news and information in the networked future."
Funny, I didn't see this in the Boston Globe.


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