Citizen-journalism training, news-literacy update June 28

To English/History/journalism educators:
To traditional media and citizen bloggers/reporters:

Are you interested in "news literacy" and teaching news-writing skills to students and citizens? Want to hear from the author of "Be the Media," a guide to making your own news and message? Are you concerned about legal rules governing linking or copying?

Attend a unique, one-day workshop for teachers, advisors, professors, editors and citizen journalists on Sat., June 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Univ. of Mass. Lowell campus. A featured participant: Howard Schneider, former editor of Long Island Newsday and head of the national news-literacy curriculum development project at Stony Brook University -- funded by the Ford, Knight and MacArthur fundations. Also former New York Times correspondent Doug McGill, who runs the Largemouth Citizen Journalism Workshops in Minnesota. And David Mathison, author of the just-published "Be The Media."

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SHARING THE NEWS: Reaching students, training citizens A one-day workshop for teachers, advisors, professors, editors and citizen journalists Saturday, June 28, 2008 / UNiv. of Mass. -- Lowell -- off I-495 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

PROGRAM DETAILS:
http://dbs.hosting.crocker.com/wiki/index.php/Sharing

REGISTER NOW:
https://www.123signup.com/event?id=tbsgb

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Bill Densmore, director/editor
The Media Giraffe Project Journalism Program
108 Bartlett Hall
Univ. of Massachusetts
Amherst MA 01003
densmore@journ.umass.edu