As promised, San Francisco’s federal judges hosted a conference this afternoon at the Old Federal Building that focused on the changing nature of the news media. Check it:
Melissa holding up her small recording device. So tricksy:
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That led into an interesting conversation covering new media and our courts. (I’ll link to the video after it gets posted – these bits from John Steele and Kimberly A. Kralowec) should hold you until then). Be sure to listen for Judge Susan Illston talk about how she worked hard to be media friendly when preparing for the Barry Bonds trial and how she wonders just who the media is these days.
Speaking of which, there was a ton of media there, so you’ll be sure to hear more about this conference in the coming days.
It’s nice to see all the people in the federal court system working on these issues. Hurray!