AFLSE Media Group Newsletter - February 2010

The Media Group hopes that everyone is having a great 2010 so far. As we move through the year, we will be trying to bring you relevant media events happening throughout the country if you would like to be involved (either by helping out at activities, serving on the committee or passing along events and ideas) please feel free to contact us at

In the meantime, we have been invited by our colleagues to attend an event in Manhattan about 'Differentiated content in the Blogosphere and How to Caputer It.' Please see below for more details about the event and if you are able to attend please introduce yourself to Derek Smith, class of 2002.

TALK NYC Connections. Conversations. Change.  

Round 1

Differentiated Content in the Blogosphere and How to Capture It

Date: February 24th, 2010

Location: New York City, address to TBA

Time: 6-8pm   

Featured Talkers:

Caroline Marks, General Manager,The Daily Beast

Matt Calos, SVP Chief Product Officer, Fox Sports Interactive

Pam Russo, General Manager, TMZ   

Presented in partnership with:  Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein, & Selz PC, Livestream & Wix  

Executives from other participating companies include: Tumblr, Huffington Post, Politico, Real Networks, ESPN, Dow Jones, NBC Universal, Schematic among others

Click here to register:  

Schedule conflict? Please share with an industry colleagues who might have interest.   


Who should attend? Mid-to-senior executive decision-makers at Media, Advertising, Technology, and Entertainment companies

In addition to this event, if anyone is traveling to London, this week there are several Media related events happening on campus, including:

Online and offline risk - getting young people's experience of the internet into perspective More
Thursday 4 February, 1.05pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Sonia Livingstone
Professor Sonia Livingstone - is a professor in the Department of Media and Communications and director of a pan-European project, EU Kids Online, that examines children's internet use, risk and safety issues.

LSE SU German Society presents a talk by Mr Ulrich Wickert
Friday 5 February, 2.00-3.00pm, Room D202, Clement House
Speaker: Mr Ulrich Wickert
The talk will be on “The influence and responsibility of the media”. 

Mr Ulrich Wickert - was the former Anchor for 'Tagesthemen', is one of the best known journalists and broadcasters in Germany and a renowned author. The event is free and to attend rsvp to  

Please note that the next Media Group sponsored event in London is being held on Wednesday, March 10, 2010. More details are available on the LSE Media Group homepage on Houghton Street Online

Thank you for your past and future support of the AFLSE.

Norm Morneau
Media Group Co-Chair

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