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T H E W E E K L Y P L A N E T
News and Notes for Friends of the TC Daily Planet
https://www.tcdailyplanet.net
September 15, 2006

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IN THIS ISSUE:

* Don’t forget the public forum Saturday
* Support the Daily Planet at Sunday’s Walk for Justice
* Meet the Daily Planet’s new advertising representative
* Daily Planet partnering with Hamline international journalism program
* Daily Planet editor visits Citizen Journalism class
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Don’t forget the public forum Saturday
The Twin Cities’ Media Alliance’s fall forum, “Citizens and the Future of News” is scheduled for Saturday, September 16, at Hamline University’s Sundin Hall. The forum will feature a conversation between Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, and media critic/author Mark Crispin Miller. There will also be several panel discussions. For more info, go to: http://www.tcmediaalliance.org/future.php. Hope to see you there!

Support the Daily Planet at Sunday’s Walk for Justice
The 11th annual Walk for Justice, the premiere gathering of local progressives, is scheduled for Sunday, September 17. The Daily Planet and many of its media partners will be represented, so stop by and say hi. Learn more at: http://walkforjustice.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=167886

Meet the Daily Planet’s new advertising representative
The Daily Planet is very pleased to introduce its new advertising representative, Dan Schultz. Dan will be identifying potential advertisers and brokering agreements. Ever thought of reaching the Planet’s audience by advertising your business, organization, or services on the site? Contact Dan at 612-408-0233 or danschultz@tcdailyplanet.net.

Daily Planet partnering with Hamline international journalism program
For the second year, the Daily Planet will be working with international journalism students as part of a collaboration with Hamline University. This fall, five students from Terry Wolkerstorfer’s class will be covering beats and writing stories for the Daily Planet. We thank Terry for his help coordinating this program.

Daily Planet editor visits Citizen-Journalism class
Managing editor Craig Cox sat in on Doug McGill’s citizen journalism class earlier this week at Resource Center of the Americas. He talked about the Daily Planet and invited students to submit their work from the class to the Web site. Thanks go out to Doug for his continued great work with these aspiring journalists.
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