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WPRO "Reading Between the Lines" Debate Series

September 26, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Mary Teft White Center, University Library
  • Open to the Public

Local news radio station WPRO and Roger Williams University will host a "Reading Between the Lines" Debate Series in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center in the University Library. The panel discussion will focus on new media vs. old media, and talk about the evolving newspaper industry and the impact of new media and social media platforms on the traditional newspaper model. Tara Granahan from WPRO will moderate the panel.

Panelists include:

Linda Levin - former Dean of URI's Journalism Department

Barbara Meagher - URI professor/former TV reporter

John Howell - owner/publisher of Warwick Beacon and Cranston Herald

Dan McGowan - Blogger/reporter WPRI/Channel 12

Michael Scully - Assistant Professor of Communication, Roger Williams University