Event: Book Rap about WWII Censorship
When: May 9, 2012, 6:30pm
Where: The National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
“Ed Kennedy’s War: V-E Day, Censorship & The Associated Press,” a newly published, posthumous memoir by a pivotal WW2 correspondent for the AP, will be discussed by AP CEO Tom Curley at 6:30 p.m. on May 9 at The National Press Club in Washington.
The discussion about Kennedy’s controversial decision to defy a military embargo and report on Germany’s surrender in 1945 -- a decision that cost him his job -- will also include Louisiana State University Provost John Maxwell Hamilton. It will be moderated by Rick Dunham, Washington bureau chief of the Houston Chronicle and Hearst Newspapers and president of the National Press Club Journalism Institute. Curley and Hamilton have co-written the introduction to the book.
“Ed Kennedy’s War” has an official pub date of May 7, the 67th anniversary of V-E Day. See more on the book on the website of the publisher, Louisiana State University Press: http://bit.ly/ufGKoX. The book, edited by Kennedy’s daughter, Julia Kennedy Cochran, is part of the publisher’s “From Our Own Correspondent” series.
Details and RSVP here: http://bit.ly/JDdf1U
Event: Unlocking Financial Statements
When: May 14-18, 2012
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism webinar, "Unlocking Financial Statements." James Gentry, professor and former dean at the University of Kansas' School of Journalism and Mass Communications, leads the five-day webinar's hourlong sessions on how to find and write stories based on financial documents such as income statements, balance sheets and cash flows. Register at the main webinar page: http://bit.ly/t14lIL
Event: The Future of Media: 2012
When: May 18, 2012
Where: Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University, 20 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003
I Want Media's fifth annual panel discussion will present leading media and tech figures in a 1-hour discussion on how the Internet and other digital media are transforming the traditional media landscape. Scheduled panelists include CEOs, publishers and editors from BuzzFeed, The Daily, Gawker Media, Reuters, and Thrillist. Registration for the free forum is required: http://www.iwantmedia.com/forum