Panel Discussion On Covering The Drug Wars

As part of the L.A. Public Library’s ALOUD Lecture Series, the L.A. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will be hosting a panel discussion called Blogging the Narco Wars. Details from the SPJ/LA website:

Join the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Los Angeles Public Library on June 3 for an in-depth talk with journalists from San Diego and Tijuana, as well as a long-time watchdog of border violence, about how reporters are covering the violent drug trade along the border.

WHAT: Blogging the Narco-Wars

WHO: Victor Clark Alfaro, Founder, Binational Human Rights Center in Tijuana; Vicente Calderon, longtime television reporter in Tijuana and Los Angeles; Amy Isackson, border reporter, KPBS San Diego. Moderated by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, reporter, KPCC 89.3FM, SPJ/LA board member.

WHEN: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2009

WHERE: The Los Angeles Central Library’s Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071

COST: Free

RSVP: Reserve your spot TODAY through the L.A. Public Library’s ALOUD Lecture Series. http://www.lfla.org/aloud/registration/