CHICAGO, IL. — Inland Press Foundation’s 129th Annual Meeting will take a 360-degree view of the Media Evolution Underway: Where our industry is now, how we’re adapting–and why we’ll prevail.
Organizers said an outstanding lineup of media thought leaders and industry veterans will assemble in Chicago to lead sessions on the most urgent concerns–and opportunities–confronting newspapers today. The event is set for Oct. 19-21 at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, Chicago.
Among the programs are the following:
The newspaper industry’s business model challenge-and a solution— Dallas Morning News Publisher and CEO Jim Moroney will lay out the practical steps to take for diversifying beyond traditional revenue streams, with specific examples that capitalize on the strong newspaper brand to ensure a prosperous future.
The Digital Challenges-and Opportunities-Facing Community Newspapers — Penelope Muse Abernathy, the Knight Chair of Digital Media Economics at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina, draws on new research to show how newspapers can redeploy their traditional strengths of engagement with their communities to build digital communities with new opportunities to generate revenue and sustainable profits.
For more information, call 847-795-0380 or visit http://www.inlandpress.org/slideshow/article_30cf76f0-1c05-11e4-a048-0019bb2963f4.html