The Future of Alternative Journalism

Feb 13, 2007, 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Location New York City Center Studio 4 130 West 56th Street New York, NY 10019
New York, NY
Cost $5, 7, 10
Details The Future of Alternative Journalism Blogs, alt-weeklies, nontraditional magazine, Internet radio, zines . . . do they have a future, or will they become dominated by the mainstream-media corporate juggernaut? Join our panel for a spirited discussion about the important role of the alternative press even as it changes and morphs . Panel participants: Abe Peck (moderator) – Helen Gurley Brown Professor and Chair of Journalism & Cross-Media Storytelling, Medill School of Journalism; author of Uncovering the ‘60s: The Life and Times of the Underground Press Amy Goodman – Co-founder and host, Pacifica Radio’s Democracy Now! Elizabeth Spiers – Founding editor, Gawker.com John Whiten – Co-publisher and managing editor, City Belt When: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:30pm - 8:30 pm Where: New York City Center, Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019 Price: Medill Club Members - $5 online/advance, $7 at the door / Non-members - $7 online/advance, $10 at the door RSVP and Payment: Online at https://www.nwuconnection.com/default.aspx?Page=EVNTEventDetail&EventID=505 OR e-mail altpanel@gmail.com and send a check to confirm your spot. Checks can be made payable to The Medill Club of Greater New York and can be sent to Art Janik, New York City Center, 130 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019 Register by 11:55 on Monday night, Feb. 12, to receive the advance online discount! (You need to be a member of the following clubs to receive the Club Member rate: Medill Club of Greater New York, NU Club of Greater New York, NU Entertainment Alliance/East and NUGALA.) We hope to see you there!

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