Tuesday, January 29, 2008


John Fund and Fred Barnes to Keynote Student Journalism Conference

John Fund, columnist and editor (The WallStreet Journal), will speak at the opening dinner of the World JournalismInstitute's Conference for Christian Student Newspaper Editors and Advisers, Friday, March 14, 2008, at The King's College in New York City. Fred Barnes, author, columnist and political analyst (The Weekly Standard, FOX News) will speak at lunch on Saturday, March 15. Friday the conference will open with New York media tours. Saturday, conference participants will be addressed by Jerry Mitchell, a 2006Pulitizer Prize finalist for his investigative reporting for TheClarion-Ledger, Don Boykin, former deputy managing editor at the AtlantaJournal-Constitution, Christine Tatum (Denver Post), immediate pastpresident of the Society of Professional Journalists, Russell Pulliam(Indianapolis Star and Pulliam Fellowships), Steve Duin, author and columnist (The Oregonian), and Robert Case (World Journalism Institute). This year, the conference is being held immediately prior to the spring College Media Advisers New York convention (March 16-18) to make it convenient for those attending CMA.

The conference cost is $50 for Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch, but for those who attend the CMAconvention or a church-related school, the WJI conference cost will bewaived. Apply online for this WJI conference at www.worldji.com. For more information: Kimberly Collins Deputy Director, World Journalism Institute: www.worldji.com, 212-659-3609; Kcollins@worldji.com

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