There’s still time to be a part of Digital Democracy, the 2008 Society of Professional Journalists Regional Conference on March 14-15 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh.
Join journalists from across western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, and beyond as we explore how the digital revolution - including blogs, online video, websites and social media - is changing traditional news media coverage and citizens’ access to the political process. Hear speakers from The New York Times, Hearst-Argyle Television, J-Lab, NewsBusters, Media Matters, The Media Bloggers Association and more.
Bloggers As Journalists, Journalists As Bloggers
2008 Race: Online & On The Road
Subpoenaed For Her Sources: Journalist Toni Locy
Online Media Criticism From The Right
Online Media Criticism From The Left
Participatory Journalism & Citizen Media
Journalism 2.0: Survive & Thrive
New Media: Journalism 2010
Open Records Laws: Forum & Update
Hosted by the Pittsburgh Professional Chapter, the conference includes a Friday night reception and Saturday full of conference activities, including the annual regional Mark of Excellence Awards banquet.
There is no late fee for online registration. Rates start at $65 for students and $85 for professionals.
For out of town attendees, a limited number of hotel rooms at the SPJ discounted rate still are available at the Omni William Penn Hotel. However, they will not last long. To book a room, call (412) 281-7100 or visit the conference Web site, spj.org/pittsburgh.
See you there!