Book notes and upcoming appearances

Christine Stuart and me at last Thursday's book event in New Haven. Stuart, who runs the online news service CT News Junkie along with her husband, Doug Hardy, was the first person I interviewed for "The Wired City."

Christine Stuart and me at last Thursday’s book event in New Haven. Stuart, who runs the online news service CT News Junkie along with her husband, Doug Hardy, was the first person I interviewed for “The Wired City.”

Many thanks to Paul Bass, editor and publisher of the New Haven Independent, and Will Baker, director of the Institute Library, for a terrific event for “The Wired City” last Thursday. It was great to catch up with folks I hadn’t seen in quite a while and to meet new people. The Independent’s Thomas MacMillan covered the event here; the New Haven Register’s Randall Beach and Melanie Stengel here.

Closer to home, Will Broaddus of The Salem News interviewed me last week for his book column.

I’ve got three events coming up during the next week that you might be interested in.

• On Wednesday at 6 p.m. I’ll be part of a panel that will discuss the New England premiere of “Corporate FM: The Killing of Local Commercial Radio,” directed by Kevin McKinney. It’s not cheap, but it’s for a good cause: The event will benefit WHAV Radio, an independent online-only radio station based in Haverhill. The screening will take place at Chunky’s Cinema Pub, 371 Lowell Ave., Haverhill. You can find out more here.

• On Thursday at 6:30 p.m. I’ll be doing an event for “The Wired City” at the Globe Lab, which works on new technology projects for The Boston Globe. The lab is located at the Globe, which is at 135 Morrissey Blvd. The event is free and open to the public.

• Next Monday, June 24, I’ll be sitting down with Emily Rooney to talk about “The Wired City” on “Greater Boston,” on WGBH-TV (Channel 2).

Photo by Thomas MacMillan for the New Haven Independent.

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3 thoughts on “Book notes and upcoming appearances

  1. Laurence Glavin

    You say the event is not “cheap” but I am. EIGHTY-FIVE BUCKS? Is a meal included? Maybe a tuna melt and a Pepsi (no Coke)? This is not a high-end bistro after all.

    1. Dan Kennedy Post author

      @Laurence: I assume a meal is included, but it’s not my show. Yes, it’s an expensive night out. WHAV is a good cause, though.

  2. Tim Coco

    I understand your concern Mr. Glavin. WHAV thought the documentary deserved the big screen and theater costs aren’t low. There is dinner, however, and a fantastic panel. Although it will be formally announced at the event, proceeds will help pay for WHAV’s LPFM facilities. The engineering and facilities required are complicated because of the rules imposed.

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