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Dr. Zibluk moderates panels at annual AEJMC convention

Aug. 14, 2007 -- Dr. Jack Zibluk, Journalism, recently organized and moderated two panels at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Washington, D.C. More than 100 journalism educators from throughout the U.S., as well as those from other countries, listened to leaders in print, online, and broadcast journalism discuss new trends, new media, and new career opportunities during one panel discussion.

The panel, "Industry leaders confronting convergence," was part of a five-panel discussion in the workshop series, "Teaching and Working in a Multimedia World." Invited panelists included Linda Epstein, senior photo editor, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services and McClatchy Washington Bureau photo editor; Gail Fisher, L.A. Times Pulitzer Prize-winning photo editor, now senior editor, photography, National Geographic Magazine; Seth Gitner, award-winning multimedia editor, Roanoke (Va.) Times and; Scott McKiernan, director/founder, Zuma Press and cutting-edge photojournalism's DOUBLEtruck Magazine; Deborah Potter, executive director, NewsLab, former correspondent for CBS News and CNN, and Ju-Don Marshall Roberts, managing editor, and Nieman Fellowship winner.

Zibluk also organized and moderated a panel on teaching entrepreneurship in the journalism classroom, featuring Margo Berman, Miami-based advertising executive and instructor, Florida International University, freelance photojournalist Paul Taggart, Beirut, Lebanon, and David Weinstock, public relations consultant and instructor, Grand Valley State University, Mich.

For more information about the individual participants in "Teaching and Working in a Multimedia World," see For more information about the five-panel discussion and links to other panels, see For information on the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, see


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