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July 7, 2009, 9:56 a.m.

Three upcoming Boston events of interest to Lab readers

Attention Boston-area readers: I’m speaking at three upcoming journalism events you might find interesting.

— First, on July 20, I’ll be moderating a Mediabistro panel on the evolution of journalism. The panelists include Bob Buderi of Xconomy, Laura Fitton of Pistachio Consulting, and Bob Kempf of Boston.com. The cost is normally $30, but you can get $10 off for using the code “nieman10” when you register.

— Then, on August 4, I’ll be one of the speakers at Reinventing Journalism and Yourself: One Tweet, One Friend at a Time, which is being organized by our friends Len Witt and Geanne Rosenberg. It’s technically a “preconference” for the big AEJMC conference, which starts the following day, but it’s by no means limited to AEJMC attendees or members. Plenty of big names (Dan Gillmor, Jeff Jarvis, Dan Kennedy, Persephone Miel, Doc Searls, Lisa Williams) to draw you in there. It’s $40, but that includes dinner, a free book, and a chance to schmooze with Jeff Jarvis — a deal!

— Finally, on August 6, I’ll be one of the talkers at the “Breakfast of Editing Champions” at AEJMC. To quote organizer Deborah Gump: “The breakfast is free and open to anyone who teaches editing, appreciates editing or simply likes to hang around editing professors — and that should be pretty much everyone.” I’ll be there with David Beard, the very charming editor of Boston.com. To get more information, email Deborah; to attend, you’ll need to RSVP to the same address by July 17.

Joshua Benton is the senior writer and former director of Nieman Lab. You can reach him via email (joshua_benton@harvard.edu) or Twitter DM (@jbenton).
POSTED     July 7, 2009, 9:56 a.m.
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