"The New(s) England Revolution: From Politics to Courtroom to Classroom," a one day gathering, Saturday, April 7, 2007 -- Univ. of Mass. at Lowell. A kickoff event for the New England News Forum which aism to assist journalists and the public in broadening civic engagement and studying media change. Designed for teachers, journalists, local and political bloggers, community videographers and active citizens. Keynote speaker: Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas. For details go to the conference home page. Topics include blog coverage of the New Hampshire presidential primary; bloggers in courts and jail; shield laws; how news can advance civic education in schools; and the changing press-public relationship.
The New England News Forum invites nominations from its members for appointment of "blogger coordinator" for each of our six states. The blogger coordinator will have significant latitude in defining the scope of the role.
An initial scope may be found HERE.
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