Thursday, March 4: David will be dining with Brockport Society of
Professional Journalists Officers.
Friday, March 5: Mathison will visit students in the following classes:
- CMC 467 Mass Communication Theory
- CMC 219 Advertising and the Consumer
- CMC 243 Media
- CMC 324 Advanced Media Writing. During this class, Mathison will use Skype at SUNY Brockport to participate virtually in the University of Nebraska (Omaha) Department of Communication's Center for Collaboration Science 4th annual Research Seminar.
Saturday March 6: Mathison delivers opening keynote, "Sustainable Journalism and the New Media Revolution."
Workshops will cover a range of
topics, from identifying story ideas, multimedia for television,
social media, branding, crime and police reporting, and interviewing
Workshops will cover a range of topics, from identifying story ideas, multimedia for television, social media, branding, crime and police reporting, and interviewing tips.
The complete conference schedule can be viewed at WNY College Media Conference.
The College at Brockport was founded in 1835 and is
located on the historic Erie Canal. David Mathison graduated from SUNY
Brockport in 1984 with a BA, cum laude, with a dual major in
International Affairs and Political Science, and a minor in Spanish. He
spent one year as an exchange student at Brunel University in London,
and a semester abroad studying intensive spanish language in
The American Democracy Project is a multi-campus initiative that seeks to create an intellectual and experiential understanding of civic engagement for undergraduates. The goal of the project is to increase the number of undergrads who understand and are committed to engaging in meaningful civic actions.
William Matthias wrote an article for SUNY Brockport's newspaper, The Stylus, about David Mathison's opening keynote on March 6, 2010. The article is titled "Distinguished alum offers up advice: 'Be the Media' ".
"Traditional media models are dying. The advent of digital technology and the explosion of social media have created not just a media revolution, but a renaissance. The once-exclusive power of giant media conglomerates in billion-dollar industries is now in your hands. What are you going to do with it?
This is the premise of Dave Mathison's message delivered in a keynote address, "Sustainable Journalism and the New Media Revolution," at the Western New York College Media Conference. The College at Brockport's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists conceived and organized the conference, which was held at the college Saturday, March 6."
Read the whole article here.