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    Name: Beyond the Headlines - Communicating in a News Desert
    Date: March 27, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Join us at a community forum to explore the impact of the changing landscape of news media on Superior and Douglas County. Experts in understanding the nationwide -- and local -- issue of shrinking access to local news on the economy, community engagement and democracy, as well as the future of local news, will give us the big picture. This panel will be followed by a discussion of the results of community focus groups and surveys about how people who live and/or work in Douglas County find out what they need to know to be informed in their civic and community life (Take the survey at the link below!)

    Confirmed panelists thus far include:

    Sen. Janet Bewley
    Greg Grell (Moderator) Producer, WDSE/WRPT Public Television
    Andy Hall, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
    Jesse Holcomb, Calvin College
    Kevin Jacobsen, KBJR 6 & CBS 3 Duluth
    Danielle Kaeding, Superior Bureau Reporter, WPR
    Katie Rohman, Regional Editor, Duluth Media Group
    Bruce Thompson, National Bank of Commerce
    Erinn Whitaker, University of North Carolina Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media

    For more information about panelists, updates to this event and to access the community survey, please see https://beyondtheheadlineswisconsin.org/superior
    Location:
    Barker's Island Inn
    300 Marina Drive
    Superior, WI 54880
     
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 
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