[SLED] J-students Launch 'Second Life' and broadcast live from virtual world

Kara Andrade kara.andrade at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 27 12:38:42 PDT 2007


 
Fellows from the News21 journalism initiative and their faculty advisors
launch a groundbreaking experiment bringing important journalism and ongoing
discussions about faith to Second Life, the innovative virtual community.
 
The project, developed at the News 21 site at the University of California
Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley is part of the fellowship¹s 2007
program focusing on Religion and Private Life.
 
The final event will be a panel discussion on ***Sunday, July 29 from
12-1:30 PM PST held inworld and broadcast live through SLCN, the Second Life
Cable Network, http://slcn.tv.*** Religion writer and News21 Senior Editor
Don Lattin will moderate. Panelists include SL worshipers, spiritual
leaders, and theologians. For more information contact Kara Andrade
kara.andrade at yahoo.com, 510-384-0788 or inworld under KaraAndrade Writer.

To attend panel and tents inworld go to: NOWHEREVILLE ISLAND
(http://slurl.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/113/81/26/).

Press and the community are invited to attend the event both in Real Life
and Second Life:

**In Real Life you join us on July 29 from 11 am-3:30 pm at:

UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Graduate School of Journalism
121 North Gate Hall #5860
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA. 94720-5860
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/etc/directions.html ****

PANEL SCHEDULE
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 SCHEDULE: SUNDAY, JULY 29
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 Pre-Event Mixer 11:00 AM PST --12:00 PM PST
 Live music by BradElectro www.myspace.com/bradelectro
<http://www.myspace.com/bradelectro>  <http://www.myspace.com/bradelectro>
         +Free t-shirts and badges
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Event 12:00 PM PST -- 1:30 PM PST
Held inworld and broadcast live through SLCN, the Second Life Cable Network,
http://slcn.tv. 
Join Don Lattin and a panel of religious/spiritual leaders for a
 conversation about faith and spirituality in virtual worlds
 Live voice stream
Questions from the SL audience
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Post-Event Reception 1:3O PM PST -- 3:30 PM PST
 Live musician BRADELECTRO, Beth Odets and Bob Calo
 Free t-shirts

 EVENT INFORMATION GROUP:
  Stay updated by searching for and joining the GODSEXFAMILY SL
 Events group:    + "Search"-"Groups"-"GODSEXFAMILY"-NEWS21
Events-"Join(0L$)".
 
ADD US TO YOUR SOCIAL SITES:

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myspace.com/godsexfamily

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Contact: Kara Andrade kara.andrade at yahoo.com
Phone: 510-384-0788
SL: KaraAndrade Writer

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More about News 21:

News 21 is a national initiative led by five leading universities (UC
Berkeley, USC, Columbia, Northwestern and Harvard) and funded by the
Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education. It seeks
to prepare the next generation of news industry leaders to work in and cover
an increasingly complex world.  The program is funded by the Carnegie Corp.
of New York and the John and James L. Knight Foundation.
 
 

 
 




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