BLUR video discussion airs on Seattle Channel

The video of the recent discussion by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel, authors of the newly released book, “BLUR — How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload,” will begin airing on the Seattle Channel, Monday, January 10th.

Some of the topics discussed were: “What news sources can be trusted online?” and “How can citizens judge what information is accurate and reliable?”

The key participants were Bill Kovach & Tom Rosenstiel, the authors of the book, who were interviewed onstage by Mike Fancher, former Seattle Times executive editor. The authors, who also wrote “The Elements of Journalism,” were introduced by John Hamer, executive director of the Washington News Council). Wier Harman, executive director of Town Hall Seattle, hosted the event which was co-sponsored by the Washington News Council and Journalism That Mattters

To watch the program please go to the Seattle Channel:

http://www.seattlechannel.org/videos/video.asp?ID=5211105.

It will air at the following times and is approximately 1 hour  & 32 minutes in length.

Monday, January 10, 2011 6:30 a.m.
Thursday, January 13, 2011 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, January 13, 2011 2:00 p.m.
Friday, January 14, 2011 1:00 a.m.
Friday, January 14, 2011 6:30 a.m.
Saturday, January 15, 2011 3:00 a.m.
Sunday, January 16, 2011 9:00 a.m

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