Fellowships Available for The Media Center’s “We Media” Conference

Reston, Va. — August 5, 2005 — The Media Center is offering 15 fellowships to enable independent, non-profit or academic participants from any country to attend “We Media: Behold the Power of Us,” an Oct. 5 conference in New York City, hosted by The Associated Press.

For program details, visit http://www.mediacenter.org/wemedia05/

Fellowships cover the full registration fee ($695) for the conference, including conference meals and materials. Fellowship recipients will be responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

To apply for a fellowship, send an e-mail to gpan@mediacenter.org, with:
1. “We Media Fellowship Application” in the subject line
2. The applicant’s name, title and organizational affiliation at the top
3. A statement of no more than 250 words explaining why the applicant wishes to attend

The deadline for fellowship applications is 12 noon, Monday, August 22, 2005.

About The Media Center

The Media Center is a nonprofit think tank committed to building a better-informed society in a connected world. The MediaCenter helps individuals and organizations worldwide acquire intelligence and apply insight into the future role and use of media and enabling technology. Through research, education and unique learning experiences, The Media Center helps leaders in media, technology, academia, philanthropies, NGOs, nonprofit and other businesses understand the challenges of a changing multimedia world. The Media Center is a separately funded division of The American Press Institute, an independent, not-for-profit educational center with headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Through its global, multi-disciplinary network of researchers and leading thinkers, The Media Center inspires and agitates dialog and activities exploring the intersection of media, technology and society. Media Center research and programs provide knowledge and strategic insights for personal, professional and organizational growth. For more about The Media Center, go to: www.mediacenter.org.

Media Contact:

Gloria Pan
Communications Director, The Media Center at API
11690 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1498
(703) 715-3301

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