Upcoming Local Event: Reinventing The Press


April 13, 2010

This is a benefit for the New Coastal Post, which is a GREAT independant newspaper based out of Marin, Ca.

REINVENTING  THE  PRESS AND SAVING  DEMOCRACY

  • Why is the independent press essential to democracy?
  • Why are newspapers failing to cover and analyze important events?
  • Why are corporate for-profit newspapers shrinking and disappearing?
  • Can the independent non-profit local press with an expanded on-line version provide a viable alternative?
  • How can our progressive community work with the Coastal Post to reinvigo-rate democracy here in Marin? 

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH:

 JOHN NICHOLS: CO-AUTHOR OF THE DEATH AND LIFE OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM, CORRESPONDENT OF THE NATION & ASSOCIATE EDITOR OF THE CAPITAL TIMES IN MADISON, WISCONSIN

 PETER PHILLIPS : PAST DIRECTOR OF PROJECT CENSORED & PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY, SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

 DON DEANE: EDITOR OF THE COASTAL POST

 COLLEGE OF MARIN, OLNEY HALL,

COLLEGE AVE, NEAR SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD, KENTFIELD

 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 7 PM

SUGGESTED DONATION $10.  NO ONE  WILL BE TURNED AWAY.

BENEFIT FOR THE NEW COASTAL POST

Book signing of the new publications of John Nichols and Peter Phillips

 

PRESENTED BY

THE MARIN PEACE & JUSTICE COALITION

& THE COLLEGE OF MARIN CAMPUS GREENS

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT               415-388-6488         415-388-6488

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