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  • Irina
    FW-------- FasterTimes is having a networking night for writers, journalists, video producers, bloggers, editors, and agents to help raise money for the site.
    Message 1 of 1 , May 21, 2010
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      FasterTimes is having a networking night for writers, journalists, video
      producers, bloggers, editors, and agents to help raise money for the site.

      The Faster Times is a completely independent group of journalists who have
      come together in the face of the financial crisis facing American journalism
      to look for a new model. Almost all the money raised form the event (as well
      as from ads on the site) goes right back to the writers and editors. We
      were just featured in a New York Times Magazine
      article<http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/magazine/16Journalism-t.html?hpw>
      on
      Sunday.

      Whether you're a pro or an emerging journalist/blogger/video producer
      interested in making connections, it should be a great night.

      Among the attendees will be...

      Gary Belsky, the editor of *ESPN the Magazine*

      *AJ Jacobs, author of The Know it All, Esquire, Editor-at-Large*

      Joshua Henkin, author of Matrimony, Director of the MFA program in Fiction
      Writing at Brooklyn College.
      Amy Sohn, author of Prospect Park West, Magazine Columnist

      Emily Bobrow, editor, *More Intelligent Life* (The Arts Magazine of the
      Economist)

      Samantha Shapiro, *New York Times Magazine* Contributing Writer

      Aaron Gell, Editor and Publisher, MediaElites.com, Former Executive Editor
      of *Radar Magazine*

      The event takes place on Thursday, May 27th, 8-10 PM at the Libertine
      Library -- an incredible space (see attached photo)

      15 Gold Street (at Platt)
      Map<http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=15+Gold+Street,+New+York,+NY+10038&sll=40.70789,-74.00709&sspn=0.009434,0.018325&ie=UTF8&z=16>
      *
      *
      *To get on the list for the event, you have to *

      *Become a Member of The Faster Times* <http://bit.ly/b8PEyF>

      You can become a member for as little as $12 and that will also get you a
      DigiDide tripod-keychain from Quirky.com -- a $25 value (see attached
      image). You�ll also be able to choose from a wide array of other gifts, from
      New Yorker subscriptions, to critiques of your writing from experienced
      journalists, to personalized erotic fiction. (Not a joke).







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      http://geekentertainment.tv


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