A Wake Up Call
Can Trust and Quality Save Journalism?
An Interactive Conference for Journalists, Academics, and Citizen Activists
August 9, 2005
Marriott Rivercenter Hotel, San Antonio
11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. – Registration
Will be wireless and blog friendly
12:00 – 12:15 Welcome– Leonard Witt/Cole Campbell
12:20 – 1:35 – The Wake Up Call
Is the Mass News Media in a Death Spiral? Can Trust, Quality Save It?
Moderator – Cole Campbell
Issue Introduction – Leonard Witt
1:40 – 2:55 — Breaking Away from Main Stream Traditions
Will Nonprofits, New Technologies, Citizen Journalism Restore the Trust or Are They More Nails in the Coffin?
Moderator/Commentator – Jay Rosen
2:55 – 3:10 – Snack Break
3:10 – 4:15 – What Do You Mean Restore the Trust?
Have Groups Long Neglected by the Main Stream Media Now Found Their Own Voices?
Moderator: Alice A. Tait, Professor, Central Michigan University
4:20 – 5:20 – Mass Media Meets Community and Niche Markets
Is the Roman Empire of Mass Media Disintegrating into Niche Media?
Moderator – Peggy Kuhr, Knight Chair, University of Kansas
6:15 - 7:15 - Dinner - Reserved Dinner Table Discussions. Register for the conference, and your table now; first come, first serve. Each table is limited to seven registrars – Register, Pick Your Table Now
7:15 – 8:30 –
What the News Media Future Will Look Like
8:30 – 10:30 - Networking Reception, Mini Expo
Mini –Expo for Researchers, Teachers, Journalists and Citizen Activists to Meet Trust, Credibility Groups.
Enjoy a reception while circulating about to learn who is doing what to restore the trust and how they can help you and you can help them.
Mini Expo Groups:
All the sessions will be very interactive, with two people with microphones working the audience constantly. It will be wireless and open for blogging, vlogging, audiologs, podcasting, etc.
The late start is to accommodate people flying into the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual convention, which starts the next day in the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on the San Antonio River Walk. Please note, lunch will not be provided.