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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Student Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists: Panel Discussion (Speaker/Forum/Lecture)

The student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists at North Dakota State University will host a panel discussion to analyze media coverage of the recent bomb threat on the NDSU campus. The panel will consist of Jonathan Biersbach, a reporter at KFGO Radio; Anne Robinson-Paul, the communications coordinator for University Relations at North Dakota State University; and Matt Von Pinnon, editor of The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Panelists will discuss the their actions and the actions of their colleagues on the day of the bomb threat and will also field questions from the audience. The panel discussion will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Hidatsa Room of the Memorial Union. The panel discussion will run for about an hour. Contact SPJ student president Stephanie Stanislao at stephanie.stanislao@my.ndsu.edu or adviser Patrick Schmiedt at patrick.schmiedt@ndsu.edu with questions regarding the event. The NDSU student chapter of SPJ was reinstated in the spring of 2012. The group hosts events on campus and in the community with the goal of upholding the ideal that a free press is the cornerstone to a free society. SPJ works to protect the First Amendment rights of freedom of speech and freedom of the press. For more information on the group, visit
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Location: Hidatsa Room, Memorial Union
Price: Free
Contact: Patrick Schmiedt
E-Mail: patrick.schmiedt@ndsu.edu

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