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Broadcasting the World: The New Ecosystem for News Online

On January 12, 2009 in Washington DC, YouTube hosted an event: "Broadcasting the World: The New Ecosystem for News Online." The panel ("Reeling Them In: Building an Audience for News Video") featured: Chris Cillizza, Journalist, The Washington Post, Jim Brady, Executive Editor of WashingtonPost.com, Ann Derry, The New York Times' Editorial Director of Video and Television, Refet Kaplan, Managing Director, Fox News, Lila King, Director of CNN iReport and Jon Sawyer, Execu

Jon Sawyer speaks at Crisis Communication conference, DC 11/3

John participates in the panel entitled Mega-Media in the 21st Century -- What's Old? What's New?: From Mainstream to Newstream Media from 10:45- 12:00pm.

Registration & Continental Breakfast: 7:30am-8:25am
Forum Hours: 8:20am-4:00pm
Networking Reception: 4:00pm-5:00pm

About this forum:

Pulitzer Center urges aspiring journalists to join in mission

Executive director Jon Sawyer and associate director Nathalie Applewhite provide a brief introduction to the Center's mission and approach as a non-profit journalism organization dedicated to supporting coverage of critical international issues.

Jon and Nathalie stress why the Pulitzer Center encourages participation in Project: Report, a contest the Center just launched in partnership with YouTube and Sony/Intel for aspiring journalists to tell the stories in their communities that would otherwise go untold.