November 5, 12, 1998
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Bartos Theater
MIT Media Lab

20 Ames Street

How has American journalism been affected by digital technologies? What new skills and new knowledge are needed by reporters and editors assigned to cover the "cyber-beat"? How have traditional newspaper formats been altered, challenged, enhanced by the World Wide Web? Do the Web and other aspects of the digital future threaten the very existence of newspapers in the long term?

Covering Cyberspace - November 5

Julian Dibbell, author of My Tiny Life
Amy Harmon, New York Times
Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe
Moderator: John Driscoll, MIT Media Lab

Digital Journalism - November 12

Reid Ashe, Tampa Tribune
Ingrid Volkmer, Univ. of Augsburg (Germany)
Rob Fixmer, New York Times
Moderator: James Carey, Columbia University

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