Via Carnegie Mellon News:
Event: How are innovations like the iPad and smartphone, and platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr affecting the "art" of the news industry?
Carnegie Mellon University's Center for the Arts in Society (CAS), a research center within the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Fine Arts that investigates the role of arts in societies, is hosting six prominent members of the Pittsburgh media to discuss how technology and social media are changing the aesthetics of news. Topics will include how their roles have evolved due to technology innovations, what the changes mean for consumers of news and where the media industry is headed next. The panelists are:•John Allison (@John_M_Allison), Pittsburgh Post-Gazette opinion editor;
•Deanna Garcia (@eprdeanna), Essential Pittsburgh Radio reporter;
•Maria Lupinacci @maria_in_pgh), award-winning blogger and media watchdog at 2 Political Junkies;
•Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist;
•Chris Potter (@CPotterPgh), Pittsburgh City Paper editor; and
•Martha Rial, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
When: 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15
Where: Steinberg Auditorium, Baker Hall A53, Carnegie Mellon University
Hashtag for Event: #CMUmedia
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