PR Newswire to Provide Insightful Discussion on the Evolution of the Detroit Newspaper on May 21

PR Newswire and the Detroit Media Partnership invite you to a vibrant discussion on the ever-changing landscape of journalism in an increasingly competitive world, on May 21st at the Penobscot Building in Detroit, MI.

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  About The Evolution of the Detroit Newspaper

Paul Anger, Editor and Publisher of the Detroit Free Press and Jonathan Wolman, Editor and Publisher of The Detroit News, will be joined by Rich Harshbarger, The Detroit Media Partnership's Vice President of Marketing/Audience Development and Janet Hasson, Senior Vice President of Circulation/Audience Development to discuss the myriad of changes and new product offerings. They'll discuss their plans for increased digital offerings and other potential platforms for delivering the news.

  Some of the topics to be covered include:

  --  Changes to The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press printed editions
  --  Changes to the advertising and business models for both publications
  --  Reader and advertiser response to recent product changes
  --  News on Kindle and the new Plastic Logic E-Reader

  --  What's next for the Detroit Media Partnership and its newspapers


Janet Hasson, Senior Vice President Circulation/Audience Development, Detroit Media Partnership

  Jonathan Wolman, Editor and Publisher, The Detroit News

  Paul Anger, Editor and Publisher, Detroit Free Press

Rich Harshbarger, Vice President of Marketing/Audience Development, Detroit Media Partnership

  Thursday, May 21

  Penobscot Building
  Hosted by Bassett and Bassett, Inc.
  Smart Detroit Training Room - 13th Floor
  645 Griswold Street
  Detroit, MI 48226

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

  Continental breakfast will be served.


  To register:

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

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CONTACT: Rachel Meranus, Vice President, Public Relations, PR Newswire,
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