The New Local News

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For our first meetup, we're taking it straight to the 'hood. What's going on these days with local news?

- Hoodline - SF's neighborhood news app - Eric Eldon (

- The Bold Italic - Yes, they're back! - Sunil Rajamaran (

- SF Chronicle - 150 years of reinventing local - Jess McCuan (

- SF Public Press - Innovating public media online and in print - Lila LaHood (

Join us for honest and entertaining stories from the trenches:

- Challenges local news faces in the age of platform distribution
- What makes SF journalism unique
- The new business model of local news, what works/doesn't
- Where does local news fit in with global/social/viral distribution?
- Let's talk local news data, whatcha got?

Have a speaker or topic you'd like to suggest on the local news? Shoot us a note!

6:00pm - Chit-chat and REAL DRINKS and FOOD (yess!)
6:30pm - "Show and Tell" on a special project each panelist is working on and what they're excited about next
7:00pm - Panel discussion on local news
8:00pm - Done! Network and hangout over more drinks

Food and Drink: Jersey Pizza (sooo good!) and drinks provided by local Sponsors - SayBubble ( (bubble up local stories) and TownSquared ( (connect with your neighborhood community).