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Media Alliance Hosts Independent Media
Date Thursday April 24
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Unitarian Universalist Church, at the corner of Cedar and Bonita, Berkeley.
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorPeter Maiden
Emailstreetdemos [at]
Thursday April 24 Indybay will participate in a panel discussion, sponsored by Media Alliance, about building community in the practice of independent media. The program will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church at the corner of Cedar and Bonita in Berkeley, at 7:00 p.m. On the panel with Indybay will be Silicon Valley Debug, Berkeley Community Media and First Voice, the apprenticeship program at KPFA. The program is an effort on the part of Indybay and Media Alliance to promote independent media in the Bay Area. The panelists from Indybay will be Peter Maiden, who is photo coordinator, and Zachary Ogren, a photographer, an editor and the author of much of Indybay’s software. In brief presentations Peter and Zachary will explain the structure of the Indybay site and Indybay as an organization, and relate some of the high points of Indybay’s history. There will be an opportunity for anyone interested in working with Indybay—from posting to the site to becoming an editor—to connect with the collective. Silicon Valley Debug is a cutting-edge group that relates the reality of working and living on the margin in the South Bay, functioning as both a magazine and a website. Berkeley Community Media is community television at its best. The First Voice apprenticeship program brings women and minorities the skills necessary for professional radio and is one of the underpinnings of KPFA.

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