National Library Week Event: The Future of Journalism: A Panel Discussion Featuring Franklyn Cater (NPR, All Things Considered), Wayne Drehs (ESPN.com), and Kyle Poplin (Bluffton Today)
This event was held on April 12, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Each year, Library Director Josie Barnes Parker chooses a current topic of interest as the director's program for National Library Week. At this year's event, several nationally-known journalists will discuss the future of their field in this era of change. This panel discussion features Franklyn Cater, senior producer at NPR's All Things Considered; Wayne Drehs, three-time Emmy Award-winning sportswriter for ESPN.com and Kyle Poplin, who helped launch Bluffton Today, an interactive, hyper-local newspaper. This event is co-sponsored by the Univeristy of Michigan Knight-Wallace Fellows and Michigan Radio.