BiblioNews.org -- Beyond Books: News, Literacy and Democracy in America's Libraries
Boston, April 6-7, 2010 at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media
A one-and-one-half day convening (Wed. afternoon/evening, all day Thursday) preceeding the National Conference for Media Reform (Fri-Sun) in Boston. Location: Cambridge, Mass., at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media, Bartos Theatre and Building E15 Lower Atrium .
Journalism That Matters, the MIT Center for Future Civic Media, the American Library Association, the Media Giraffe Project and the New England News Forum.
To develop the concept of libraries as community information centers beyond books and facilitating citizen journalism.
COLLABORATORS SO FAR
Collaborators so far: Fabrice Florin (NewsTrust), Marsha Iverson (ALA board and King County libraries), Library Leadership & Management Assn. (LLMA); Leigh Montgomery (Christian Science Monitor librarian); Patrick Phillips (Vineyard Voice), Joe Bergantino (hNew England Center for Investigative Reporting); Bill Densmore, (New England News Forum/Media Giraffe Project).
Wednesday -- Convene for afternoon networking session about 3 p.m. on Wed., April 6. Buffet supper at MIT, then an evening panel/program. Thursday -- Continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.; program start at 9 a.m., run through 5 p.m. with snack breaks and box lunch. Birds-of-a-feather Dutch Treat (you pay) dinner arrangements facilitated.
- Wed/Thurs. -- $75.00
- Thurs. no lunch -- $45.00
- Thurs. inc. lunch -- $60.00
Inclusive registration with Free Press
- Through Jan. 14: $175.00. (we pay FP $100)
- After Jan. 14: $225.00 (we pay FP $150)