MEDIA PREVIEW

Business and Professional Women of St. Petersburg/Pinellas and several other area organizations present Preview Forum, an event at Eckerd College that unites journalists with the public for an open discussion about media technology and ownership, how these factors — in addition to government regulations — have inherently altered journalism, and how the community can respond.

Interested participants convene at 6 p.m. Wed., Sept. 14, in the Raymond James Room of Fox Hall for a light supper. Afterwards is a screening of clips from the documentary Control Room (about the Al-Jazeera news network and the role of media in war) and Blogumentary (about blogs), as well as clips from several television programs, including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Media Matters: A Trip to the Blogosphere and Rich Media, Poor Democracy. "The News We Need: Finding Balance in an Age of Spin" is the topic of a discussion that follows.

To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to [email protected]. For additional information about BPW-St. Petersburg/Pinellas, visit www.bpwstpetersburg.org. Eckerd College is located at 4200 54th Ave. S. in St. Petersburg.

Scroll to read more News Feature articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]