Grassroots Discussion Panel: Alternative Journalisms

Radical Reference volunteer Shinjoung Yeo will participate in a panel International Communications Association conference on May 27, 2007 in San Francisco. Link a little more than halfway down this page.

"What are the many faces of alternative journalism today? This theme event explores the role of alternative journalists in speaking to power and creating social change and contemplates journalists' adaptation and/or resistance to new social, economic, political and technological pressures in the field. The discussion will center on the practice of alternative journalism as it has existed in the past and in the present. Panelists will also treat alternative journalism's successes and failures and the challenges of working in a media- and information-saturated environment. The event will end by reflecting on ways to enhance alternative journalism's critical capacities."

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How cool is Shinjoung?!?