Wednesday, November 5, 2008

NYC event: Web video journalism panel

City University of New York's Journalism School this Thursday night will host a free discussion on the future of Web video journalism. This is not a discussion about tools but about new forms of video storytelling.

Speakers include Travis Fox, Emmy-award winning video journalist from The Washington Post; Rachel Sterne, founder and CEO of GroundReport, a citizen journalism platform at GroundReport.com, Benjamin Wagner, vice president of MTV News and Daniel Greenberg, director of production at WNET.

The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 308 at 219 West 40th Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues) in New York.

The event is free and open to the public. However, if you are not a currently affiliated with CUNY, please fill out a reservation form:
http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=p7DguHQAdPR6OzLbBYrPpaA&hl=en
(space is limited).

For additional info, e-mail Prof. Sandeep Junnarkar at sandeep.junnarkar@journalism.cuny.edu.

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Friday, February 8, 2008

Gharib, Johnston & Hoyt to speak at Baruch College

CUNY-Baruch is hosting several journalism talks this semester that are open to the public:

Wed, Feb. 27: 9 a.m. -- Susie Gharib of PBS's "Nightly Business News" will discuss broadcasting and business news, and how complex stories can be told on the air. Room 14-250, Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue at 24th St.

Thu, March 27, 6-7 p.m. -- David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer winner from the New York Times, will discuss "how to cover the rich and the poor without invading their privacy." He will cover investigative techniques he uses, the growing popularity of papers having a beat on the super-rich and the renewed interest in poverty, and drawon his new book, "Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest American Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You With the Bill)". Room 14-250, Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue at 24th St.

Monday, May 5, 6 p.m. -- Clark Hoyt, public editor of The New York Times, will do a Q&A. Newman Conference Center, Baruch College Library, 151 East 25th Street (between 3d and Lex), 7th floor.

Baruch College is located at 55 Lexington at 24th Street in New York City.
All are welcome to attend these free events; please RSVP to Professor Joshua Mills at Joshua_Mills@baruch.cuny.edu.

-Mark Grabowski

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