Monday, September 1, 2008

NYC seminar: The future of magazines

The Center for Communication on October 2nd will host a free seminar on the future of the magazine industry. Here are the details:
WHAT: " Magazines: Survival of the Fittest." With the digital revolution taking its toll, many magazines are struggling to stay afloat. How do health and fitness glossies continue to thrive in this difficult climate? Learn from the genre's leading editors and publishers what the future holds for the industry.

WHO: Valerie Latona, Editor in Chief, Shape; Bill Stump, VP, Brand Editor, Men's Health; Chris Lambiase, Publisher, Runner's World and Running Times; Dana Points, Executive Editor, SELF; Moderator: Jeff Bercovici, Blogger, "Mixed Media,"

WHEN: Thursday, October 2; 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: Baruch College, Newman Conference Center, 151 East 25th Street (between Lexington and Third)
Space is limited. R.S.V.P. online at, by e-mail at, or by phone at (212) 686-5005.

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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

-Mark Grabowski

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