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NewsMorphosis III - Is online media doing its job? This Thursday October 24, 2013

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NewsMorphosis III - Is online media doing its job? This Thursday October 24, 2013

Time: October 24, 2013 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Location: Plaza Club 20th Floor
Street: 900 Fort Street Mall
City/Town: Honolulu
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Phone: 808-382-4638
Event Type: luncheon
Organized By: Bill Spencer
Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2013

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The next HVCA – ThinkTech luncheon is on Thursday, October 24th, 2013. The topic is “NewsMorphosis III Online – is online news doing its job? A superlative industry panel will discuss the current condition and evolution of news organizations serving our community, with special emphasis on online news.

We’ll inquire into how online news is working; how it can be improved; who is entering the field and by what new methods and technologies, including social media; the business models involved; the sources and quality of the news they are publishing; who is viewing and consuming that news; how the public is reacting to these new methodologies; whether they are being adequately informed on important issues; and how this is likely to change in the future.

Our moderator for this program will be Howard Dicus, news maven at Hawaii News Now and Hawaii Public Radio. Jerry Burris will make opening remarks.

Our blue ribbon panel consists of:

• Patti Epler, Civil Beat/Huffington Post Hawaii
• Jared Kuroiwa, KHON2
• Steve Petranik, Hawaii Business Magazine
• Malia Zimmerman, Hawaii Reporter
• David Shapiro, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

This luncheon panel program will be on October 24, 2013, at the Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, 20th Floor. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. and the program will start at noon.

Please RSVP at HVCA.ORG via the form below. This is the best way to reserve your space and pay for your admission. If you have questions email Gail at or call 808-382-4638.

Space is limited, so sign up early and pre-pay. Members, affiliates (including faculty and government) attend at the member rate of $34 with pre-registration and pre-payment. If payment is not received from pre-registrants, the cost is $39 dollars if you pay at the door. Students are $20. All others are $44 with pre-registration and advance payment. Note that if you are a walk in, depending on space
availability, your cost will be $49. You may have to go on the stand-by list if there is no space available.

Parking is available at the Pioneer Plaza building for the special rate of $6 for two hours and at Harbor Court, but we do not validate. The special rate is only for two hours, then regular rates apply.

Thanks for supporting these programs, and thanks also to our sponsors, Hawaii Business Magazine, Pacific New Media and the accounting firm of KMH, LLP.

We look forward to seeing you on October 24th.

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