Journalism Day at URI

14 Nov 2013

Harrington School-Wide/ Journalism

Journalism Day at URI  2013Journalism

Thursday, November 14

Ballroom, Memorial Union


Program 1: Stealing the News? The Ethics of Aggregation 

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Panelists are Dan McGowan, digital reporter, WPRI-TV; Sue Areson, Providence Journal, deputy executive editor; Joshua Fenton, founder; and Michelle Smith, Associated Press correspondent.

Moderator is URI Professor Barbara Meagher

Program 2: Oops-Why Online News Needs Editing

11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Panelists are Sheila Mullowney, Newport Daily News editor; Maria Caporizzo, Providence Journal assistant managing editor, multiplatform; John Howell, Warwick Beacon editor and publisher, and Galen Moore,  Boston Business Journal web editor.

Moderator is URI Professor John Pantalone

Lunch: Can’t Find a Job? Create Your Own

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Speakers are Liz Boardman, Independent Newspapers managing editor; Jim Hummel, former television and newspaper reporter and founder of; and Mark Murphy, Providence Business News editor.

The morning programs are free and open to the public.