National Press Club

Social Networking & Campaigns: All Revealed Sept. 15

September 8, 2008

Blogs, YouTube and social networking sites are turning into a big factor in this campaign. The Club has gathered some of the top experts on these new media to talk about what impact they are having both on politics and political journalism.

Join us at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, to hear:

Michael Tomasky, editor of, the U.S.-based Web site of The Guardian newspaper of London. It covers American politics and culture
Ana Marie Cox, who founded the influential political blog, Wonkette, and is the Washington editor of where she coordinates political coverage and hosts the Web site’s political blog, Swampland.
Ross Douthat, senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly, blogger for, and co-author, with Reihan Salam, of “Grand New Party: How the Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream
Tom Rosenstiel, former media critic for the Los Angeles Times who is now director, Project for Excellence in Journalism, which tracks trends in the news media.

Moderated by Gil Klein, director of the Club's Centennial Forums Project.

Admission is free. Please reserve by calling the reservation line 202-662-7501