PR Newswire Brings Political Media Technology Panel to the Mile High City

PR Newswire and Level 3 Communications will offer a unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders about how technology is enabling changes in politics and the media at "Getting Your News Noticed" a seminar to be presented on June 5 at the Denver City Center Marriott in Denver, Colorado.

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  About 'Getting Your News Noticed'

The Internet is transforming communications and the current presidential election is no different. Today, candidates reach out to the public via online debates, 24-hour news feeds, and social networking Web sites. Similarly, these online tools offer the public new outlets to engage in the political process and exercise greater influence over the candidates and issues than ever before.

The impact of the Internet is not only reshaping elections, but it also impacting how the media covers political campaigns and key events, such as the Democratic National Convention, to be held in Denver this August.

  Some of the topics that will be covered include:
  -- Online convergence of politics and technology
  -- Impact of the Internet on the news media coverage
  -- Best practices in navigating online news sources
  -- There will also be an opportunity to ask questions after the

  About the Panelists:
  -- Chuck Plunkett - A 12-year journalism veteran and current political
     reporter for The Denver Post and
  -- Adam Schrager - An experienced reporter, producer, and television
     anchor, currently working as the 9News KUSA legislative reporter.
  -- Wendy Norris - An entrepreneurial political columnist who is the
     founder and managing editor of, a columnist for the Rocky
     Mountain Chronicle, and a contributing writer to The Colorado
     Independent (
  -- Luc Hatlestad - A senior editor with 5280 Magazine and an accomplished
     writer and editor with a background in technology and business.

The panel will be moderated by Grant van Rooyen, President of Content Markets Group at Level 3 Communications.

  Thursday, June 5, 2008

  Marriott -- Denver City Center
  1701 California Street
  Denver, CO 80202

  Breakfast and Registration: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  Presentation: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  Continental breakfast will be served.


  To register:

For additional information, call 866-290-9691, or e-mail

PR Newswire is the Official Newswire Services Provider of the 2008 Democratic National Convention; Level 3 is the Official Live Video and Content Delivery Services Provider for the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

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Established in 1954, PR Newswire has offices in 14 countries and routinely sends its customers' news to outlets in 170 countries and in more than 40 languages. Utilizing the latest in communications technology, PR Newswire content is considered a mainstay among news reporters, investors and individuals who seek breaking news from the source. PR Newswire's leading services include ProfNet(SM), eWatch™, MEDIAtlas™, Search Engine Optimization, MediaRoom, MediaSense™, MultiVu™, U.S. Newswire, the preeminent policy newswire in the industry, and Vintage Filings, the fastest growing Edgar filing company, and Hispanic PR Wire, LatinClips and Hispanic Digital Network, the foremost Hispanic communications services. PR Newswire is a subsidiary of United Business Media plc of London.

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