Symposium To Examine Relationship Between Technology And Media
8, 2001-- Modern technologys dizzying impact
on the media will be explored during a journalism symposium at the
University of Virginia.
Feb. 16 panel discussion, "imMEDIAcy: The Influence of Technology
on Media and Public Interest," will begin at 2 p.m. in Minor
panelists, including representatives from NBC Nightly News and washingtonpost.com,
will look at how dramatically increased communication speeds are
reshaping the relationship between the media and its audience. Discussion
will also touch on the effects of the Internet and continuous live
television coverage on such events as the 2000 elections, the Elián
Gonzalez case and the Columbine tragedy.
event, sponsored by theangle.com, the media studies program and
the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, is free and
open to the public. Additional information is available at www.theangle.com/symposium2001.
Jessica Tyree, (804) 924-7116