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Hearst New Media Lecture by Steven Berlin Johnson TONIGHT at Columbia J-School

Free lecture at the Columbia J-School TONIGHT! (Thursday, 4/22) Details below. -mia

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This year’s installment of our popular, annual free new media lecture series – please pass on to your friends in NYC – others can follow at http://bit.ly/sbjtalk (the hashtag is #columbiajh)

Nicholas Lemann, Dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, cordially invites you

to the annual Hearst Foundation New Media Lecture

Thursday, April 22, 2010 (6:30-9 pm) Columbia Journalism School 116th St & Broadway (#1 train to 116th St)

Join us to hear Steven Berlin Johnson deliver an important lecture about the media industry – and take your questions. Johnson, a noted digital media expert and bestselling author, is the 2009-10 Hearst New Media Professional-in-Residence at the Journalism School. He is the author of six books that have influenced political campaigns, urban planning and the battle against 21st century terrorism. His books include “The Invention of Air,” “The Ghost Map” and “Everything Bad Is Good For You.” He is the co-creator and chairman of Outside.In, one of the first in a new generation of hyperlocal news sites to aggregate and map news from thousands of sources.

6:00-6:45 pm – reception – drinks and light food

7-9 pm – lecture + Q&A (dessert will be available after the Q&A)

No charge; no RSVP required; all are welcome. NOTE: Free open, wi-fi available in the lecture hall for journalists, bloggers and others.

We’ll be covering this live at http://bit.ly/sbjtalk and via the #columbiajh hashtag

Read/hear some of the previous Hearst New Media Lectures and learn more about the Hearst programs at Columbia: http://bit.ly/HearstPrograms

See video of the 2009 lecture by Ken Lerer, co-founder and chairman of the Huffington Post, “How We Got Here and We Get Out of Here”: http://bit.ly/lerertalk

OUR THANKS TO THE HEARST FOUNDATION FOR ITS SUPPORT OF NEW MEDIA EDUCATION AT THE COLUMBIA JOURNALISM SCHOOL

The Hearst New Media Professional-in-Residence is appointed each calendar year to participate in the educational activities of the school. The appointment has been made possible by a generous gift from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Recent professionals-in-residence have included: Kenneth Lerer, Huffington Post’s chairman and co-founder; Brian Storm, former lead multimedia producer, MSNBC.com; Adrian Holovaty, former editorial innovations editor, WashingtonPost.com, among others.

And here’s a really early save-the-date for a fall panel…

“The Changing Media Landscape, 2010” The Annual COLUMBIA-HEARST JOURNALISM DIALOGUES Panel Discussion Tuesday, Nov. 9 / Columbia Journalism School / 6:30-9 pm

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