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"The News We Need: Finding Balance in the Age of Spin"
Date Tuesday May 10
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. Library
2nd floor
150 E. San Fernando Street
San Jose
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorCommonwealth Club Silicon Valley
The Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley Presents:

"Finding the News We Need: In the Age of Spin" with

Martin Turner, Bureau Chief for the Americas, BBC

Jim Sanders, News director, NBC 11

Andrea Kissack, Producer, KQED Radio



Fifty years ago, news was the province of three network newsrooms, a handful of radio broadcasters and established newspapers and magazines. Today, the advent of 500 cable and satellite stations as well as hundreds if not thousands of Internet sites has dramatically increased the quantity of news we receive but what has happened to the quality? Are we entering a new era of news producing and consuming? Facts are facts but which facts are selected for presentation? And how are they verified? Does the consumer care about facts? How should the news industry respond to consumer needs in this vastly different media landscape?



Tuesday, May 10, 2005



FREE - open to the public



6:45 p.m. Registration; 7:00 p.m. Program

(Parking is FREE in the Fourth Street Garage - after 6:00 p.m.)



Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library - 2nd floor - 150 E. San Fernando Street - San Jose



For reservations call 800-847-7730 or visit http://www.commonwealthclub.org/sv.html



This program is co-sponsored by the School of Mass Communications and Journalism at San Jose State University and generously underwritten by Roundtable Media








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