Chippewa Valley Goes All In For Journalism

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October 1, 2018

Through October and early November the Chippewa Valley will be immersed in the news. The Eau Claire and Menomonie Public Libraries will be promoting discussion about journalism in multiple ways:

The Phillips Library in Eau Claire is participating in a state-wide Beyond The Headlines initiative with the Wisconsin Humanities Council including the following events:

Starting Oct. 2 there is an running through Oct. 11.

October 3 there will be a discussion called , discussing the book The Elements of Journalism, which is available for reading from both the Eau Claire and Menomonie libraries. A very similar event called will take place the following night, Oct. 4 in Menomonie. Both discussions will be led by Jan Larson, Professor of Journalism at UW Eau Claire. A second part of this discussion will take place in Eau Claire on Oct. 9 in which the co-author of the book, Tom Rosenstiel, will participate via Skype.

October 10 will bring an to the Pablo Center, involving art, music, journalism, and discussions of poverty in Eau Claire.

There will be a at UW-Stout on Oct. 18, discussing what work is like in a modern newsroom.

A series of journalism films will be presented at the UW-EC Woodland Theatre. On Oct. 8 the will be 6:30 PM. On Oct. 15 the film will be presented. Finally, on Oct. 22 will be shown.  All films are free but reservations need to be made at the links for each film.

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