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Keith Hardie talks Audubon tax fight, Newcomb fence at Newsmakers event

Keith Hardie

Thursday morning, Lens Co-founder and Staff Writer Karen Gadbois will interview Keith Hardie at our monthly Breakfast with the Newsmakers event. Hardie was involved in the legal battle to remove the Newcomb Boulevard fence and the campaign against a tax for the Audubon Commission. Among other things, they’ll discuss the role of social media in organizing for activism.


Date: Thursday, April 24

Time: 8 to 9 a.m. (doors open at 7:30 a.m.)

RSVP: Anne Mueller,

Location: Basin St. Station, 4th floor, 501 Basin St. at St. Louis Street

Parking: Available in the Basin St. Station parking lot adjacent to the facility. This map shows the location of the parking lot and adjacent access points.


A recording of the event will be posted a couple days after the event.

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Steve Myers is editor of The Lens. Before joining the staff in 2012, Myers was managing editor of Poynter Online, the preeminent source of news and training about the journalism industry. At Poynter, he wrote about emerging media practices such as citizen journalism, nonprofit news sites, real-time reporting via social media, data-oriented news apps, iPhoneography, and the fact-checking movement. Six of his 10 years in newspapers were spent as a local government reporter in Mobile, Ala., where he focused on local government accountability, from jail management to hurricane preparation and response. He can be reached at (504) 298-9750.

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