What: Century of Headlines Celebrating & Panel Discussion
When: Wednesday October 1 at 6:30 PM
Where: Roussel Performance Hall, Loyola University
Adam Nossiter – National Correspondent New York Times
Monica Pierre – Co-Host WWL 870 AM First News
Mary Ellen Roy – Partner Phelps Dunbar
Karen Gadbois – Blogger & Community Activist
Communities Struggling For A Voice: Social issues continue to dominate the stories of recovery in our area. How these issues have changed the way media cover stories and the outlets community activists have turned to.
Blogging Influence: The web has become a powerful tool for community groups in our area. How these sites are steering media coverage and how journalists help judge the information provided.
National Perspective: How journalists covering the area struggle to portray the complexities of the area in its recovery
Public Access: The struggle journalists in this area have gaining access to public records and government interference in media coverage
The forum is free and open to the public. People attending the forum will also be asked to ask questions of the panel and join in the discussion.