Media Center: Vanishing Newspaper webcast

Gloria Pan from The Media Center emailed me this afternoon to let me know that their upcoming webcast on the newspaper industry is generating tons of interest. (Gloria’s great; I think she’s cut from the same cloth Steve Rubel is.)

The last Media Center webcast I attended was fantastic, so I’m going to register for this one as well — why not, they’re free! 😉

Here are the details:

FREE Webcast: The Vanishing Newspaper: Survival and Public Service in the Age of We Media
March 9, 2005, 2:00-3:30 ET (11AM PT), online

The Media Center will take a good, hard look at the newspaper-business model and its viability in a digital world. How can historic mass-media institutions use new communications trends and tools to once again take possession of credibility and public service, replant them in journalism’s firmament, and transform themselves into vibrant 21st-century media enterprises?

This online event will be lead by Jeff Jarvis, well-known blogger and president of Panelists are:

  • Phil Meyer, Knight Chair in Journalism, UNC, Chapel Hill; author of The Vanishing Newspaper: Saving Journalism in the Information Age
  • Stefan Dill, Online Editor,
  • Mary Lou Fulton, Publisher,, the Bakersfield Californian
  • Tim Porter, newspaper analyst and blogger
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