Come to GREATPHL19 to look at the Philadelphia media scene and what it implies for our locale.

In the occasion that you simply wanted to choose single phrase to painting the situation of the neighborhood information trade within the United States proper now it might be “questionable.” But does that moreover depict the circumstance in Philadelphia?

The nation over, there’s been an astounding drop within the amount of customary print papers, and on-line retailers have battled to find a cash associated mannequin that allows them to step up as real substitutions. As indicated by an ongoing report, in any occasion 1,300 networks throughout the nation are presently completely with out neighborhood inclusion.

  • Kerith Gabriel, supervisor of Philadelphia Weekly
  • Dave Davies, Fresh Air co-host and former WHYY and Daily News columnist
  • Martin Pratt, neighborhood supervisor and correspondent for Your Black News
  • Yossi Lichterman, media strategist on the Lenfest Institute

Going together with me on the second day of the artistic event will probably be a gathering of individuals from all items of the close by information trade:

After a concise introduction, once I’ll talk about how Billy Penn was obtained by WHYY and what’s on the horizon for that merger, we’ll speak concerning the neighborhood information concern as a gathering. The most important piece of this: your information and questions.

Passes to the celebration are helpful for each one of many periods, which graduation at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, and go solely via 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Every one occurs on the very best flooring of a noteworthy construction at seventh and Spring Garden avenues.

Different individuals you need to drop in for incorporate High Street Hospitality’s Eli Kulp, historic LGBTQ authorized advisor Angela Giampolo, REC Philly originator William Toms, workmanship keeper and Streets Dept blogger Conrad Benner, Mural Arts writer Jane Golden, Indy Hall organizer Alex Hillman, and social enterprise individual Lyonzo Vargas, amongst many others.


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