We Report, We Decide: Civic Media's Impact on Mainstream News


A Panel Discussion, Monday, March 16, 7pm, Cambridge Community Television, 675 Massachusetts Ave, entrance on Prospect Street, Central Square. DirectionsIn recent years, civic media projects have increased in numbers around the world. Ordinary people armed with inexpensive production equipment are using the web to share news and information with others in their communities and beyond. What can mainstream media learn from these experiments in community news-gathering? NeighborMedia, a civic media project at Cambridge Community Television, invites you to attend this special discussion. Veterans in the fields of print, television and Internet journalism will share their views and take questions from a live studio audience, of which we hope you can be a part.Moderator: Ellen Hume, Director for the Center for Civic Media, MITSpeakers:

Laura Kuenssberg, BBC News Network Political Correspondent
Persephone Miel, Senior Adviser at Internews Network.
Kat Powers, Senior Editor at GateHouse Media
Space is limited. Please RSVP by Thursday, March 12, by emailing colin [at] cctvcambridge [dot] org.

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