Sunday, April 20, 2014
The New Newsroom

Local Media Foundation and
The McCormick Foundation
A FREE Day of Programming

"The New Newsroom -

Reporting in a Social and Hyperlocal World"

a FREE conference    

May 15, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Crown Plaza Avenue Chicago Downtown
Chicago, IL

Join us for a day of analysis and discussion on the new world of news coverage. Social media and hyperlocal news sites have forever changed the way journalists work. We've gathered a wide variety of leaders who will dig deep, debunk myths, and leave you with actionable improvements you can bring to your newsroom.




  • Using social media to enhance a journalist's reputation and brand; and then drive traffic back to the original reporting in print and online
  • The impacts of social media on the subjects we cover and report on
  • Do's and don'ts of social media policies  
  • The hyper-locals are organizing: are they sustainable? Should we worry? Should we partner?  
  • Design and strategy shifts for competing with hyper-local news sites 


Who Should Attend:

Editors, reporters, designers - anyone involved in the gathering and delivery of local journalism will benefit from this FREE conference, sponsored by the McCormick Foundation.







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Registration Information

FREE conference registration is limited to the first 50 registrants.


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