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BagNewsSalon: The Visual Politics of Occupy Wall Street

Join us for an Online Discussion with photojournalists, visual academics and informed participants in visual culture hosted by BagNewsSalon on the Open-i/London School of Communications discussion platform.

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Date: Sunday, December 4th

Time: 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST / 6pm London (running for 90 minutes)

Location: Online Webinar – http://bit.ly/BagNewsSalon

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/307146442636514/

The BagNewsSalon, a program of BagNewsNotes, is dedicated to understanding how the visual media frames the key social and political events of the day. The Salon brings together the world’s leading photojournalists, visual academics and other informed observers to analyze select edits of still news and political images in a 90 minute on-line discussion format. An invited panel will discuss the visual culture of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.

Host: Michael Shaw – Publisher, BagNewsNotes

Moderator: Cara Finnegan – Professor of Communication – U. of Illinois, Co-editor: Visual Rhetoric: a reader in communication and American culture


Justin Elliott – reporter, Salon.com. Covering Occupy Wall Street.

James Estrin – New York Times Lens Blog Co-Editor and Senior Staff Photographer

Elizabeth Knafo – Participant – Design and Outreach, Safer Spaces working groups — OWS. CUNY MFA candidate.

Spencer Platt – photojournalist, Getty Images. Covering Occupy Wall Street

Loret Steinberg – Professor of Photojournalism and Documentary Photography/R.I.T.

Alison Trope – Professor, Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism. Current research: “The Visual Culture of the Occupation.”

Salons are co-edited and produced by Ida C. Benedetto.


Sign in early at the Wimba webinar room – http://bit.ly/BagNewsSalon

If you have not used Open-i and Wimba before, we strongly urge you to arrive 15 minutes early so you can set up your computer with the platform. There is a simple setup wizard accessible from the login page that will walk you through this process. Wimba works well in Firefox and Safari once pop ups are enabled. It is not compatible with Chrome.

To join the salon, simply enter a name under participant login and click enter.

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