March 30, 2005 12:06 PM US Eastern Timezone
Reuters Media Advisory: Blogs and the Media Debate - Tuesday, April 5th, 2005
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reuters (NASDAQ: RTRSY)
WHAT: Reuters has convened a panel of experts to discuss the impact of
blogs in journalism and the media; followed by a discussion and
WHEN: 6.00 pm - 8.30 pm, Tuesday, April 5th, 2005
WHERE: The Reuters Building, (42ND Street and 7th Avenue), 3 Times
Square, 30th Floor, New York NY 10036
Panel convenes at 6.15pm, followed by open audience discussion
and a cocktail reception.
-- Are bloggers journalists? Should they be afforded the same
rights as journalists?
-- With blogs central to the recent resignations of top
journalists, is anyone holding the bloggers to account?
-- Do blogs have a vital role in the national debate?
-- Are they seeking the truth and exposing poor journalism?
-- Or are they being used as campaigning tools to advance
particular causes or points of view?
Paul Holmes Global Editor, General & Political News, Reuters
Stephen Baker Senior Writer, IT Group, BusinessWeek
Jay Rosen Author, Pressthink.org, & Associate Professor, NYU Dept.
Bryan Keefer Assistant Managing Editor, Columbia Journalism Review
Garrett Graff FishbowlDC.com, 1st White House Accredited Blogger
Dave Winer Editor, Scripting News
John Fund Columnist, OpinionJournal.com
For more information or to RSVP for this event, please contact:
Tel (1) 646 223 4331
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