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posted by Steve Caines in on Apr 30, 2009 - View profile

Fredericton

WORKSHOP: DEMOCRATIZING OUR MEDIA


9:30am
Saturday May 30 2009

Venue: Renaissance College,
Address: 811 Charlotte St, New Brunswick
Cost: n/a

Join us in building a grassroots and democratic alternative to the
corporate press in New Brunswick.

What: A day long workshop on democratizing the media in New Brunswick, including workshops on print and radio journalism.

Agenda

9:30AM - Registration, muffins & tea.

10:00 AM - Opening Remarks

10:30 AM - BRAINSTORMING/VISIONING
Discussion topics:
1. What are our goals? Short term and long term.
2. What should be our structure? Cooperative? Coalition? Network? Other?
3. What are the current alternatives? How can we promote the alternatives?

12:00 PM - LUNCH BREAK

1:00 PM - OUR "COFFEE NEWS": Presentation of the monthly 1 pager media
project.
Discussion topics:
1. Content
2. Name
3. Printing
4. Distribution

3:00 PM - JOURNALISM SKILL SHARES
Free workshops on the basics of print and radio journalism. Learn how to
create a compelling piece of grassroots journalism.
Part 1 - PRINT JOURNALISM. This will be an interactive workshop where we
take the participants through each step of the article writing process.
We'll discuss finding stories, who and how to interview, and how to build
an article that's clear, engaging and ethically written.
Part 2 - RADIO JOURNALISM: Learn more about CHSR -- your community radio
station -- and the process of creating radio journalism.

Organizer:To register, please email info@frederictonpeace.org or call 506 458-0163 before May 28 if possible.

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