Sunday, April 24, 2005

Hugh Hewitt et al vs MSM (LA Press)

Hugh Hewitt and other bloggers will face off in a "Blogs and the Commentariat evening". The event will be held at the Los Angeles Press Club:

Meet Hugh Hewitt, author of "Blogs: Understanding the Information Reformation That's Changing Your World"

PRESENTED BY: The Los Angeles Press Club, Amy Alkon, Emmanuelle Richard, and Cathy Seipp

WHAT: A Blogs and the Commentariat evening, starring guest-of-honor Hugh Hewitt: author, radio host, constitutional law professor, blogger and opinion columnist (for the Weekly Standard's online site The Daily Standard.) Hugh will discuss his new book "Blogs: Understanding the Information Reformation That's Changing Your World," along with related topics such as bloggers vs. the mainstream media -- which means in particular of course, our own favorite mainstream media the Los Angeles Times.

PLUS: Special appearance by L.A. Times Sunday Opinion editor Bob Sipchen, who edits the Times-criticizing Outside the Tent feature, along with Outside the Tent contributors Mickey Kaus, Matt Welch and others to be announced.

WHEN: Tuesday, Apr. 26, 7-10 p.m. Short talk and Q&A session at 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION: The L.A. Athletic Club's main bar (3rd Floor), 431 W. 7th St. (7th & Olive) validated parking in the garage at 646 S. Olive St. (PLEASE NOTE: The L.A. Athletic Club has a dress code, "casual" for the main bar, but that still means no torn jeans, gym shorts, etc.) L.A. Athletic Club phone: (213) 625-2211. Cash bar, complimentary hot hors d'oeuvres. More info:

SPECIAL THANKS TO: L.A. Athletic Club member Jim McCarthy of Gold Star Events who arranged this great location for us. More info:

RSVP: Mandatory. Contact or 323-469-8180

Flap will be attending.

Looking forward to meeting other bloggers and MSM types at the event.

BTW: Hugh the one RSVP link (non-members of LA Press Club) on your site returned the e-mail Flap sent.

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