Thursday, June 28, 2007

Local news organizations to discuss new technologies

Here's another chance to meet Colorado Springs-area media and learn how they're using the Internet and other new tools to gather and distribute news. Leadership Pikes Peak will host "Meet the Press: Internet and Interconnectivity," from 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday, July 19 at the Pikes Peak Library's Carnegie Room in downtown Colorado Springs. The discussion will touch on topics such as how media outlets are using new technology to meet the needs of readers and viewers; blogging; community-generated journalism; and audio-video streaming. Panelists will include Noel Black, publisher of Newspeak and; Ginny Greene, The Gazette's Internet director; Bob Richards, market manager for Clear Channel Broadcasting; and Nick Matesi, KKTV-Channel 11 news director. The cost is $5 to attend; RSVPs are required and the deadline is July 13. Call 632-2618 or email to attend.

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