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=Rebooting Rockwell's America: News, Art and Community=
 
<big>A PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM / September 11-13, 2009 / Stockbridge, Massachusetts</big>
 
  
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[http://74.200.89.183/wiki/index.php/Nrm-participants WHO'S PARTICIPATING] . . . / . . .
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[http://74.200.89.183/wiki/index.php/Nrm-about ABOUT US] . . . / . . .
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<h3>The "Rockwell Reboot" event scheduled for Sept. 11-13 has been postponed.
  
=ABOUT OUR CONVENORS AND SPONSORS=
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The core ideas we want to examine: Exploring the relationship among civic news, physical and virtual communities . . . and the
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convergence of art with civic, participatory media . . . remain important and timely and we will be looking at ways we can collectively address them in the future.
  
The ideas for "Rebooting Rockwell's America: News, Art and Community" germinated about two years ago, as [http://newshare.typepad.com/about.html Bill Densmore], a researcher on journalism's future, and David Scribner, a writer former editor of <i>The Berkshire Eagle</i> shared a idea: What would happen if a trained reporter rode a circuit of coffee shops and cafes within the Berkshires, meeting with citizens on a regular schedule, convening public discussions using the latest WiFi and multimedia mobile reporting technologies? 
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If you are interested in these ideas, please email jtm@mediagiraffe.org and we will put you on our mailing list for updates.
  
Then earlier this year, Norman Rockwell Museum Director Laurie Norton Moffatt noted the speed and effectiveness of web and email technologies as she and fellow residents of Stockbridge, Mass., rallied support and meeting attendance to retain funding for arts and cultural education in local public schools.  What could happen, Moffatt asked, if cultural institutions and communities worked together to sustain and morph community journalism using such technologies?
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The result is this symposium.
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==CO-CONVENORS==
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===About David Scribner===
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An essayist, author and journalist, David Scribner is editor of a news
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weekly in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. For nine years he was editor of
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the daily [http://www.berkshireeagle.com <i>Berkshire Eagle,</i>] and before that, editor of the <i>Middletown</i> (Conn.)
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<i>Press.</i> At <i>The Eagle,</i> he advocated for and oversaw the development of the
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newspaper's Web site. He is the winner of numerous journalism awards,
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including best editorial writer from the New England Associated Press News
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Executives Association, and his work has appeared in Time magazine, Yankee
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magazine and Rosebud magazine, among other publications. He is currently
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finishing a book on the perils of high-school education: <i>Losers in High
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School, Winners in Life: Chronicles of Misfits, Mavericks, Outcasts and Late
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Bloomers.</i>  [mailto:dscrib@verizon.net EMAIL DAVID SCRIBNER.]
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===About Bill Densmore===
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Bill is a fellow at the [http://www.rjionline.org Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute] at the Missouri School of Journalism and a permanent resident of the Berkshires. He is director of [http://www.mediagiraffe.org/about The Media Giraffe Project] at the University of Massachusetts and a co-founder of [http://www.circlabs.com CircLabs Inc.,] a California-based startup working to sustain journalism through innovative online services that address user privacy, effective advertising and sharing value for news and multimedia information. [mailto:jtm@mediagiraffe.org EMAIL BILL DENSMORE.]
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===About Laurie Norton Moffatt===
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Laurie Norton Moffatt is a leading Rockwell scholar and author of the artist's catalogue raisonné, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue. She has
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served as director and CEO of Norman Rockwell Museum since 1986. In 1993, Ms. Norton Moffatt oversaw the Museum's $9.2 million expansion, which resulted
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in the new building designed by Robert A.M. Stern. Her professional affiliations include the American Association of Museums (AAM), where she is a
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trustee and accreditation reviewer, the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), and the New England Museum Association (NEMA).
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She is the current
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president of the Williamstown Art Conservation Center. Ms. Norton Moffatt is an art history graduate of Connecticut College, where she received the
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President's Medal, the highest honor conferred by the college. She holds a master's degree in business administration from the Isenberg School of
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Management at the University of Massachusetts. An active community leader, she is co-founder of the Berkshire Creative Economy Council. Ms. Norton
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Moffatt lives in Stockbridge with her husband and daughter.
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==CO-SPONSORS==
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*[http://www.nrm.org The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Mass.]
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*[http://www.rjionline.org The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, Mo.]
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*[http://74.200.89.183/ The Media Giraffe Project at UMass Amherst]
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*[http://www.journalismthatmatters.org The Journalism That Matters collaborative]
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*[http://csjconferences.org/The Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga.]
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===BERKSHIRE COLLABORATORS===
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*[http://www.berkshires.org The Berkshire Visitors Bureau]
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*[http://www.redlioninn.com The Red Lion Inn]
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*[http://www.berkshirecomfortinn.com The Comfort Inn of the Berkshires]
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Revision as of 09:12, 13 August 2009

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Event postponed

The "Rockwell Reboot" event scheduled for Sept. 11-13 has been postponed. The core ideas we want to examine: Exploring the relationship among civic news, physical and virtual communities . . . and the convergence of art with civic, participatory media . . . remain important and timely and we will be looking at ways we can collectively address them in the future. If you are interested in these ideas, please email jtm@mediagiraffe.org and we will put you on our mailing list for updates.