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CPIJ hosts Engaging Communities conference – Saturday, November 12, 2011

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Temple’s Center for Public Interest Journalism (CPIJ) and Department of Journalism are hosting a conference on Engaging Communities at  Temple University on Saturday, November 12. CPIJ is bringing together a number of local media organizations to talk about news, news communities, and how to bring the two closer together. Lew Friedland, professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin – Madison will  deliver a keynote talk entitled “The New Media Ecology: Meeting Citizens Where They Live.” The conference will have three panels: Building Audiences, Citizen-Produced Media, and Facilitating Civic Engagement.  Details on panels and panelist can be seen here.  The conference is free and includes a light breakfast, lunch and a networking reception at the end of the day. To register, visit our event page at Please help us spread the word about this event to your friends and colleagues interested in public interest news and information over the coming weeks. If you have any questions, you can contact me (michael <dot> greenle <at> gmail <dot> com) or our program coordinator, Jared Brey, at jaredbrey <at> gmail <dot> com.  We hope to see you there.


Written by Mike Greenle

October 26, 2011 at 3:31 pm

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