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Star-Tribune Journalist Presents Seminar

MARCH 3, 2006--An editor on the special projects team at the Star Tribune and member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA), will speak at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls"Working Journalists Seminar" at 7 p.m. March 23 in the Presidents Room of the Hagestad Student Center.

John Stefany will discuss media coverage of gay and lesbian issues, including the Wisconsin marriage amendment.  

As an editor of the special projects team, Stefany coordinates projects between the Star Tribune newspaper and StarTribune.com. His background is in computer-assisted reporting, graphics editing and national/international news.

The event is free and open to the public. Stefany encourages participants to read "Getting the Marriage Story Right" on the NLGJA Web site at http://www.nlgja.org/ for background information.

For more information on the seminar contact Colleen Callahan, chair of the department of journalism, at 715-425-3169 or email at colleen.a.callahan@uwrf.edu. More information regarding the seminar can be found at www.uwrf.edu/journalism/working.htm.

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