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09/24/08 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

September 22, 2008

MEDIA CONTACT: Adela de la Torre: (202) 994-3087;

SEPT. 24, 2008


Citizen journalists are raising questions about the integrity of the news-gathering process. Who is trusted more? The George Washington University will host several prominent bloggers for a discussion of the blogosphere and how it changes political discourse, the news cycle, and voter participation.


Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008; 7 p.m.


The George Washington University
The Jack Morton Auditorium
School of Media and Public Affairs Building
805 21st St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro (Orange and Blue lines)


The event is free and open to the public.


-  Mary Ann Akers, reporter,
- Joanne Bamberger, contributing editor for politics and news, BlogHer and PunditMom
-   Leslie Bradshaw, public affairs team of New Media Strategies and president and director of operations, JESS3
-  Iris Jacobson Burnett, blogger and author of So You Think You Can Be President?
-  Mark Hemingway, staff reporter, National Review Online
-  Philip Klein, political reporter and blogger, The American Spectator
- Jim McTague, Washington editor, Barron's
- Jennifer Rubin, D.C. editor, Pajamas Media and blogs daily at Commentary's Contentions site.
-   James Spellman, adjunct professor of media and public affairs, The George Washington University
-  Debbie Weil, corporate and CEO blogging and social media consultant


Audience members interested in blogging during the forum may do so by using the following system:
Browser:  GWU Wireless System
Username:  political
Password:  blog

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