Making Media Connections 2009


Live blogging for Thursday

Monica Davey Keynote 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m, live blogging by Esther Cepeda

Cause Marketing Panel 11:00 a.m. to Noon, live blogging by Anne Marie Mitchell

Colonel Tribune Keynote 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., live blogging by Anne Marie Mitchell

Funding Communication In An Age of Austerity 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., live blogging by Jonathan Werve

Social Media, News & Us 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m., live blogging by Sarah Conner-Smith

Social Media, News & Us 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m., live blogging by Susan Schwendener

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