Sunday, September 16, 2012

Media 101 Webinar free to #NFM members

…from Maria Maisto, New Faculty Majority and NFM Foundation are proud to invite NFM members to participate in an interactive one hour webinar, Alert the Press: Media 101 for Contingent Faculty Activists and Allies on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 12 noon EASTERN time (11 am Central/10 am Mountain/9 am Pacific).


Activists and other advocates for contingent faculty often express concern that the press do not report about contingent faculty issues widely or well. Yet better coverage will only take place when we learn how to work more effectively with the media. This webinar will provide basic information about how "the press" operates, describe common mistakes that we make when trying to pitch stories, provide information, or give interviews, and offer some suggestions for working productively with reporters and editors. 
 Featuring Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed

Scott Jaschik, photo EducationPR
Space is limited! Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 21. This is the first of many webinars and other benefits that New Faculty Majority and the NFM Foundation hope to continue to make available to members. 
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This webinar is available free of charge to all dues-paying NFM members. Membership in NFM is available on a sliding scale, including a pay-what you-can rate. 
Sign-up for the webinar at If you are on our contact list but are not yet a member, you will be able to sign in but you will not be able to register for the webinar, so please consider joining! 
NOTE - If you are a member and proceed to the registration step, and if the Webinar sign-up form does not appear, please click REGISTER again. You may need to disable a popup blocker in order to sign up for the webinar.

We look forward to your participation
Submitted by, Maria Maisto

1 comment:

  1. Nice post.I like the way you start and then conclude your thoughts. Thanks for this information .I really appreciate your work, keep it up.



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