A panel discussion “Stealing the News? The Ethics of Aggregation” will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Panelists are Dan McGowan, digital reporter at WPRI-TV; Sue Areson, deputy executive editor at The Providence Journal; Joshua Fenton, founder of GoLocalProv.com; and Michelle Smith, a reporter for the Associated Press. The moderator is URI Associate Journalism Professor Barbara Meagher.
“Ooops: Why Online News Needs Editing’” is the topic for a talk from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Panelists are Sheila Mullowney, the editor of The Newport Daily News; Maria Caporizzo, assistant managing editor, multiplatform, at The Providence Journal; John Howell, editor and publisher of the Warwick Beacon; and Galen Moore, web editor for the Boston Business Journal. The moderator is John Pantalone, assistant professor and chair of URI’s Department of Journalism.
The final discussion is “Can’t Find a Job? Create Your Own” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Speakers are Liz Boardman, managing editor of Independent Newspapers; Jim Hummel, former television and newspaper reporter and founder of TheHummelReport.com; and Mark Murphy, editor of the Providence Business News.
For more information, contact URI Journalism Professor Emerita Linda Lotridge Levin, at LLLevin@uri.edu. The event is co-sponsored by URI’s Department of Journalism and the Rhode Island Press Association.
Pictured above: Sue Areson, deputy executive editor at The Providence Journal.
Pictured above: Jim Hummel, former television and newspaper reporter and founder of TheHummelReport.com.