Become the Media: Sustainability, Politics and Community Journalism 2008

Become the Media:
Sustainability, Politics and Community Journalism 2008
The Legislative Session and Beyond

  • Tom Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Kentucky Resources Council
  • Jerry Hardt, Communications Director, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
  • John Hicks, Station Manager, WXBH 92.7 FM

6 - 8 pm
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Adena Center for Sustainability and Communications

Directions: I-71 Exit 2, Zorn Ave. @ River Rd behind BP to the Galen Building, 2nd Floor. (Map)
Free and open to the public. Donations welcome. A light buffet will be available.
Please RSVP to 502 896-1835 or
  • What are the issues facing our communities in 2008?
  • How can community organizations and citizens collaborate to produce our own media ?
  • What are the stories in this legislative session that will make a difference for our lives, families and neighborhoods?
Join us for an evening of "hands-on" learning with leading community advocates and media producers.

In this workshop you'll learn:

1) Some of the key legislative, media, and other issues facing our communities as we transition to a sustainable society.

2) How citizen lobbyists and community journalists can make a difference in local politics and the State Legislature.

3) How you and your neighborhood or community organizations can cover the legislature and local politics on-line and on radio and television.

The workshop is offered through the Adena Center for Sustainability and Communications. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course and be eligible for CEU's towards the Certificate in Community Communications. Participants will also gain training towards radio, television and multimedia journalism with WXBH-FM / Brick House and the Open Journalism project.


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