Media Convergence Discussion April 7

Submitted on March 31, 2010 at 8:48 AM

Converging Media is the topic for a discussion Wednesday, April 7, at 12:30 p.m., on the campus of Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin. Ed Bourn, the online and technology director of the Chattanooga Times Free Press will discuss the "new media" in the Rochelle Center of the Thigpen Library. Bourn develops the technology and business models that drive seven sites associated with the Times Free Press. Timesfreepress.com was named the 2009 Best Overall Website in 14 states by the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association. Bourn's visit is part of Communication Week at Vol State. Events will celebrate the field of communication and the accomplishments of Vol State students. The speaking engagement is funded by a grant from the Tennessee Press Foundation.

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