Media Events 04.23.07

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MONDAY 04.23.07

WHAT: Screening: The Blood of Yingzhou District
WHO: Director Tom Lennon
WHEN: 7:00PM-8:30PM
WHERE: Columbia’s Journalism School Lecture
Hall, 2950 Broadway, 3rd floor

WHY YOU SHOULD GO: How often do you get a shot to talk with an Academy Award winning director — albeit the one for documentary short — in an intimate setting? Answer: Not often.

TUESDAY 04.24.07

WHAT: Breaking Into Sports Journalism
WHO: editor Will Leitch, author and writer Steve Friedman, Wall Street Journal sports columnist Sam Walker, ESPN The Magazine executive editor Robbyn Footlick, senior editor Alison Overholt and senior writer Seth Wickersham
WHEN: 7:00PM-9:00PM
WHERE: Small Press Center, 20 W. 44th Street
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Expect a lively conversation considering one of Leitch’s favorite Deadspin targets, ESPN, has not one but three panelists to combat the incoming bloggy bum-rush.

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