Monday, January 26, 2009

Spring 2009 Friday Forum kicks off this week with "Coming to a Device Near You: The News!"

January 30 @ 12 noon
Coming to a Device Near You: The News!
Brian K. Johnson, Professor, Department of Journalism, UIUC
Journalism has always been a field closely tied to communication technology. Each new development resulted in an addition to the delivery of news and information. The rapid pace of new communication technologies for gathering and presenting the news has caught the traditional media somewhat "asleep at the wheel" recently. This talk will take a look at how new technology is being utilized and underutilized by the news industry today.