21 February 2007
Online Publishing:
Conference to Explore Reading Habits Among Young People

nie.gifSessions will explore:

- A new, international WAN research effort focusing on what we know and need to know about how newspapers can effectively connect to the young. This project is still open to newspapers or groups of newspapers who wish to join in the research. Those interested should contact Dr. Aralynn McMane, WAN director of young readership development, at amcmane@wan.asso.fr.
- The very newest ways to approach newspapers in education projects based on the best of the best worldwide. These projects, which put the printed newspaper into the hands of young people in a classroom context, have been proven to help education and to create lifelong readers.
- Who’s got the best connections to young people and why: what newspapers can learn from those who are doing a better job.
- What newspapers must embrace about electronic social networks and the vast movements toward citizen journalism and “we” media, and how newspapers can be sure to make use the next new technological thing that appeals to the young.
- What are the most creative and effective new print approaches to the young.

You can find more information and online registration at http://www.wan-press.org/nie/confs.php?id=17