#JEXPO: Here’s a panel not to miss–“Neighborhoods & Communities: Connecting the Dots”

2:30-3:45pm: UC 421
“Neighborhoods & Communities: Connecting the Dots”
As emerging news media becomes ever-more personalized and
entrepreneurial, the absence of effective, meaningful local and
neighborhood journalism in the traditional press grows more apparent.
But even as online innovators aggressively move to fill the gap,
established news media organizations are taking new steps to fulfill
information needs in neighborhoods and communities.

• Amra Tareen, co-founder, Allvoices.com
• Tom Negrete, Managing Editor, Sacramento Bee
• Eve Batey, SFAppeal.com
• Becky O’Mally, Berkeley Daily Planet
• Barry Parr, Coastsider.com
• Moderator: Susan Mernit, Public Media Collaborative, former program manager, Knight Foundation 21st Century News Challenge