[SLED] Live Simulcast Tonight on Media and Climate Change

Alan Levine alan at nmc.org
Wed Mar 12 08:15:13 PDT 2008

The University of Delaware's new Second Life site is hosting a live  
simulcast of their speakers series "Global Agenda 2008// Boiling Point  
International Politics of Climate Change" featuring Andrew Revkin, New  
York Times writer.

Date and time:  March 12, 2008, 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET (check for  
local time http://timeanddate.com/s/qyd)


Controversy over global warming extends to a debate over how the media  
are handling the issue. Do the media “cry wolf” or do they  
accurately reflect scientific and political discussions about climate  
change? What role do the media play in making political decisions  
about climate change, both domestically and internationally.

New York Times environment writer Andrew Revkin addresses these and  
other questions in a “live” presentation at the University of  
Delaware, Wednesday, March 12, part of the 2008 edition of the  
university’s “Global Agenda” international affairs speaker  
series. Moderated by former CNN world affairs correspondent and UD  
distinguished journalist in residence Ralph Begleiter.

For more info:
Alan Levine ✪
Vice President, NMC Community and CTO
NMC: The New Media Consortium: sparking innovative learning and  
6101 W. Courtyard, Bldg. One Suite 100, Austin, TX 78730
t: (512) 445-4200  f:(512) 445-4205 aim/skype: cogdogblog

NMC Campus Observer: Second Life http://sl.nmc.org/
NMC Virtual Worlds: http://virtualworlds.nmc.org

Upcoming NMC events:
* 2008 NMC Spring Symposium on Mashups - Apr 1-3, 2008 in Second Life/ 
Learning Times
* 2008 NMC Summer Conference - Jun 11-14 at Princeton University

For details see http://www.nmc.org/cal

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