WND founder, editor and CEO Joseph Farah will share his knowledge of the media landscape both old and new at The Western Center for Journalism’s 2016 Social Media Boot Camp and Training Summit.
The two-day conference will take place in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1, with sessions running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
On the first day Farah is scheduled to speak on “How to Raise the Bar in Online Journalism,” and on the second day he is set to lecture on “How to Edit for the Internet.” He will also be part of the wrap-up panel at the end of the second day.
“As an old-fashioned newspaperman who started the first independent online news service, I like to share the amazing history of the free press with people who don’t realize how uniquely American the institution truly is,” said Farah. “Along the way, I’ll share a few tips on the challenges we in the Internet community face in the 21st century – from flailing death throes of the so-called ‘mainstream media’ to the total retreat of the culture of Judeo-Christian morality that spawned liberty and the yearning for justice.”
Other prominent speakers at this summit will include Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe, radio host Rusty Humphries, and USA Radio Networks CEO Floyd Brown, the author of “Killing Wealth, Freeing Wealth: How to Save America’s Economy and Your Own.” Brown is also chairman of The Western Center for Journalism.
Summit attendees will learn from experienced experts how to grow their social media reach, audience and impact. This training will further the WCJ’s mission, which is “to educate individuals, citizen journalists, ‘bloggers,’ groups and the public at large about the value and necessity of free speech, free press and freedom of association.”
Information about this event, including how to register, can be found here.