Good Grief! Who's Going to Cover LA Now?
- LA Media Reform Summit 2013
What's the future of the Los Angeles Times and its news coverage as
the paper's parent company emerges from bankruptcy? Would a buyout
by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, the Koch Brothers or local investors
strengthen the paper or improve its community service? And if the Times
continues its decline or shuts down, how will Angelenos get their local
Learn about this issue and how to create your own impact media.
When: Saturday, April 27, 2013; 1-5 p.m.; reception to followWhere:
Herrick Chapel, Occidental College, Eagle Rock.
You'll hear from: former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps * Media Matters,
Vice President, Angelo Carusone * Huffington Post LA Reporter * Kathleen
Miles * Tim Rutten, former LA Times Reporter * Host of KPFK's
Background Briefing, Ian Masters * Executive Director, Media Consortium,
Jo Ellen Kaiser * Publisher of Truthdig, Zuade Kaufman * The Young Turks
Producer and Co-Host, Ana Kasparin * LA Progressive Co-Founder, Sharon
Kyle * and KCETLink Web Editor, Brian Frank.
View the full schedule here
**BONUS EVENT: Our friends at MoveOn.org are hosting a screening of a
new film by Robert Greenwald and Brave New Foundation entitled "War on
Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State" at
Occidental College at 7:30 p.m. after the summit and reception. Sign up
for film and get free admission to the summit, see below. RSVP here for
(No one will be turned away from the summit for lack of funds; please
contact us for scholarship and volunteer opportunities.)
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