Today Dr. Angela Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor, opened a 3 day conference (January 21 – 23) about local journalism in Schwerin, Germany.
The conference is organized by the “German Federal Agency for Civic Education” and focused on the election year 2009 in Germany and the influence of local media on the outcome, “2009 – Super Election Year. Opinion is made by Local Journalism“.
More than 150 editors of local newspapers, politicians and multi media producer will discuss the effects of cross promotion of print and online media. The multi media production company “media-ocean” was hired to broadcast parts of the conference live via Mogulus.
Here is the schedule of the broadcast:
Thursday, January 22
* 9.00 Uhr: Keynote „Mit Crossmedia zum regionalen Leitmedium“, Konstantin Neven DuMont
* 9.45 Uhr: „Rettet Online die Zeitungsbranche?“ (Podiumsdiskussion)
Friday, January 23
* 11.00 Uhr Podiumsdiskussion: „Newsdesk – Garant für Qualitätsjournalismus?“