Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings
WHAT: “The Ethics and Politics of Surveillance: New Information Practices & Our Private Lives”
WHO: Shohini Ghosh, Associate Professor, Video and Television Production at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, (Central University) New Delhi
WHERE: TamarindArt Gallery, 142 East 39th Street
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Ghosh — who sounds really, really smart — talks about the emergence of digital surveillance (like hidden cameras — are you listening, Ron Burkle?) in reporting and access — and the inherently thorny ethical implications.
WHAT: The Future of Alternative Journalism
WHO: Abe Peck, Helen Gurley Brown, Amy Goodman, Dealbreaker.com founder Elizabeth Spiers, City Belt publisher John Whiten
WHERE: New York City Center Studio, 4 130 West 56th Street
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Big topic for small ($7) price.
NOTE: RSVP here.