Students form connections at conference

Tina Nalepa – 1851 Staff

Ken Paulson speaks during the 2013 New England Newspaper Conference about the future of journalism and newspapers. (Photo by Allison Nekola)
Ken Paulson speaks during the 2013 New England Newspaper Conference about the future of journalism and newspapers. (Photo by Allison Nekola)

On October 10, Professor Marie Franklin led 25 journalism students to the 2013 New England Newspaper Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Natick.

Ken Paulson, President of First Amendment Center, spoke on the value of newspapers in a speech titled,“Digital, Dollars and Democracy: The Real Value of American Newspapers.” Paulson used real world examples of how the ideas that newspapers are dying is a myth. “When you think of newspapers dying down think of all the other things that are dying down such as baseball cards and hallmark cards,” said Paulson. Continue reading “Students form connections at conference”

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