‘Blame the media’: Wilmington Business Journal’s upcoming power breakfast to focus on news, changing media landscape

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The next installment of Wilmington Business Journal’s Power Breakfast Series will focus on news and the media–from the why and how news stories are covered to the future of the media landscape in the Port City.

“Blame the Media” takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, at the Wilmington Convention Center, 515 Nutt St. in downtown Wilmington. Breakfast and networking will be from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m., with a panel discussion continuing from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m.

Port City Daily’s managing editor, Caroline Curran, will be a panelist in the discussion, along with Vicky Janowski, editor of the Wilmington Business Journal, and representatives from WHQR Public Radio, The Wilmington Star News, WWAY TV-3 and WECT.

Rob Kaiser, publisher of the Wilmington Business Journal, wills serve as moderator for the panel discussion, which will include how and why editors chose stories for reporters to cover, how the business community can best interact with the media for their news to receive coverage and what the changing media landscape means for those in the Wilmington area.

Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are $35 per person or $350 for a table of 10.

Launched in 2008, The Power Breakfast Series is a quarterly gathering of those in the Cape Fear business community to discuss issues of interest to the reader. Visit Wilmingtonpowerbreakfast.com for more information or to purchase tickets.