Women in media focus of panel discussion

Published: October 16 2006

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Diane McFarlin, publisher of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, will join six other panelists at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the College of Journalism and Communications’ Gannett Auditorium (Weimer Hall 1064) for an open discussion of the role of women in the media.

The panel discussion, “Women in Journalism: Where We’re Going, Where We’ve Been,” will be the kickoff event to Journalism Week and also will feature Mavian Arocha, editor in chief of Aventura magazine; Antonya English, a sports reporter for the St. Petersburg Times; Victoria Lim, a newspaper columnist and TV reporter for Media General; Kelly McBride from the Poynter Institute for Media Studies; Hilda Perez from the Orlando Sentinel; and Denise Reagan from the Florida Times-Union.

Other Journalism Week events include talks by Hearst Visiting Professor Betty Cortina, who is editorial director of Latina magazine. An open forum with the Journalism Advisory Council is scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 24 in Weimer Hall 3032.

For more information, visit www.jou.ufl.edu.



Meredith Cochie, 352-846-3643


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