David Beers, Editor of theTyee.ca | Vancouver | January 22, 2010

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In partnership with the IKBLC, NAAAP Vancouver and sponsored by the UBC Graduate School of Journalism.

Schema Magazine is proud to present David Beers, Editor of theTyee.ca, an independent daily online magazine reaching every corner of B.C. and beyond. David has won national awards for his journalism in Canada and the United States, and is widely recognized as pioneering a model for independent online news magazines.

Friday January 22nd, 2010 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Victoria Learning Theatre | The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre | University of British Columbia (directions and address below)

Free Event. RSVP required as seating is limited. Please visit NAAAP Vancouver to reserve a seat.

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Writing for The Globe and Mail, Vancouver Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, National Geographic and many other publications. David Beers was also a founding member of IMPACS, a Vancouver non-profit firm providing media help to non-profit groups, former vice chair of the Vancouver City Planning Commission, and a lecturer at the UBC School of Journalism. With this, David Beers comes to share his experiences working in the media, and to discuss alternative news sources in conjunction with media democracy.

This special event is part of iWriteAboutMe.com, a monthly series of web writing workshops and speakers, featuring some of the most pioneering, innovative and ethnic cool voices on the Internet.

iWriteAboutMe.com is sponsored by The Laurier Institution and presented in partnership with the:

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (University of British Columbia), the North American Association of Asian Professionals Vancouver (NAAAP), theTyee.ca, Fresh Media (Vancouver), the Office of Learning Technology (University of British Columbia), and the Museum of Vancouver.

For information on upcoming workshops, please visit iWriteAboutMe.com

How to get to the IKBLC (UBC): We encourage you to take public transit. Get directions at translink.ca. Otherwise please carpool. Maps for cyclists and drivers. Visitor Parking Information.

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