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October 2019

Covering the Casualties of War: Witnessing the Seeds of Revolt. A foreign correspondent looks back.-Robin Lloyd speaks at the Camden Public Library

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Conference will present Robin Lloyd at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, October 15 at 7pm.  His talk, “Covering the Casualties of War: Witnessing the Seeds of Revolt. A foreign correspondent looks back” will focus on his exposure to some of the most unsettled and dangerous areas of the world. This event is free and open to all. The talk will focus on what it was like to cover social upheaval and civil wars in the 80s and 90s. He will shed some light on how news is covered in difficult situations by referencing his past experiences around the world. In the 1980s and 1990s he was sent to many of the so-called hot spots of the world. Unlike a newspaper reporter, a television correspondent draws more attention and thus more scrutiny. And one of the first things he learned as a foreign reporter parachuting into a crisis…

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January 2020

The Front Page: A History of the News from Town Criers to TV–100 minutes with Mac Deford and Tom DeMarco

January 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:10 pm
Rockport Opera House, 6 Central Street
Rockport, ME 04856 United States
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Mac Deford and Tom DeMarco are back for a thirteenth 100-minute History Roadshow for 2020!  Each year they choose as their topic something at least vaguely relevant to the subject of that year’s upcoming Camden Conference.  It is informative, humorous and above all entertaining. The show will take place Thursday, January 23, 6:00 p.m. at the Portland Public Library, Friday, January 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House and Sunday, January 26, 2:00 p.m. at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast.   No advanced registration is necessary, but donations are appreciated. Tom DeMarco is the author of fifteen books (his speculative novel, The One-way Time Traveler, is the latest) and a Principal of The Atlantic Systems Guild, a technology think tank with offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany.  Mac Deford is a retired Foreign Service officer with service primarily in the Middle East.  He had a subsequent career…

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The Front Page: A History of the News from Town Criers to TV–100 minutes with Mac Deford and Tom DeMarco

January 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:40 pm
Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Mac Deford and Tom DeMarco are back for a thirteenth 100-minute History Roadshow for 2020!  Each year they choose as their topic something at least vaguely relevant to the subject of that year’s upcoming Camden Conference.  It is informative, humorous and above all entertaining. The show will take place Thursday, January 23, 6:00 p.m. at the Portland Public Library, Friday, January 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House and Sunday, January 26, 2:00 p.m. at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast.   No advanced registration is necessary, but donations are appreciated. Tom DeMarco is the author of fifteen books (his speculative novel, The One-way Time Traveler, is the latest) and a Principal of The Atlantic Systems Guild, a technology think tank with offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany.  Mac Deford is a retired Foreign Service officer with service primarily in the Middle East.  He had a subsequent career…

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February 2020

2020 Camden Conference-The Media Revolution: Changing the World

February 21, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 23, 2020

Camden Opera House Camden, ME United States + Google Map

In 2020, the Camden Conference will explore the role of the media in global affairs. The Conference will focus on how people in countries around the world get information, how governments and entities in the private sector filter and select what will appear in print or on the Internet, and how the quality and accuracy of information delivered to the public and decision-makers have consequences domestically and internationally. More information coming soon.

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2020 Camden Conference-The Media Revolution: Changing the World

February 22, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 23, 2020

Camden Opera House Camden, ME United States + Google Map

In 2020, the Camden Conference will explore the role of the media in global affairs. The Conference will focus on how people in countries around the world get information, how governments and entities in the private sector filter and select what will appear in print or on the Internet, and how the quality and accuracy of information delivered to the public and decision-makers have consequences domestically and internationally. More information coming soon.

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2020 Camden Conference-The Media Revolution: Changing the World

February 23, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 23, 2020

Camden Opera House Camden, ME United States + Google Map

In 2020, the Camden Conference will explore the role of the media in global affairs. The Conference will focus on how people in countries around the world get information, how governments and entities in the private sector filter and select what will appear in print or on the Internet, and how the quality and accuracy of information delivered to the public and decision-makers have consequences domestically and internationally. More information coming soon.

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