Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings
WHAT: “The Ethics and Politics of Surveillance: New Information Practices & Our Private Lives”
WHO: Shohini Ghosh, Associate Professor, Video and Television Production at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, (Central University) New Delhi
WHERE: TamarindArt Gallery, 142 East 39th Street
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Ghosh who sounds really, really smart talks about the emergence of digital surveillance (like hidden cameras are you listening, Ron Burkle?) in reporting and access and the inherently thorny ethical implications.
WHAT: The Future of Alternative Journalism
WHO: Abe Peck, Helen Gurley Brown, Amy Goodman, Dealbreaker.com founder Elizabeth Spiers, City Belt publisher John Whiten
WHERE: New York City Center Studio, 4 130 West 56th Street
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Big topic for small ($7) price.
NOTE: RSVP here.