Tired of hearing all the Obama and McCain radio/television ads. Well it will all be over tonight, and with elections fresh on your mind, be sure to add this upcoming DC/SLA program to your calendar. Regardless of the outcome, You will certainly be on top of things after hearing from political journalist, Brooks Jackson.


Save the Date!!

Wednesday, November 19th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


UnSpinning Campaign 2008

Presented by Brooks Jackson, author of unSpun: Finding facts in a world of disinformation http://www.factcheck.org/unspun/

You missed him in Seattle?

If you did not attend the SLA Annual Conference in June; or did attend, but were not able to be at this standing room only presentation, then this is your chance!!


The DC Chapter is proud to have Brooks Jackson, a political journalist as our speaker for the DC/SLA November program. This timely session follows the U.S. elections of which Mr. Jackson has been steadily monitoring campaign and political ads. Timed for after the elections, he will discuss the the proactive strategies voters and information professionals should adopt to ferret out facts and get "unspun."  He will relate those strategies to the actual outcome.


This is a program not to be missed!

Sponsored by: Dow Jones & Company

DATE: Wednesday, November 19, 2008

TIME: 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Light refreshments  6:00-6:30, program 6:30-8:00)


Venable LLP 

575 7th St. NW (Eighth Floor)

Washington, DC   20004 

METRO:  Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red, Yellow, and Green lines). Take the 7th Street exit.


RSVP: Greta Ober, [log in to unmask]

(please register early as space is limited; a waitlist will be established if room capacity is reached)

Deadline: Monday, November 17th

PRICE: (please refer to the registration page for payment options: http://units.sla.org/chapter/cdc/events.html)

$15.00 - DC/SLA and DCLA Chapter members 

$25.00 - Non-chapter members

$5.00 - Students/retired/unemployed


Attention: regardless of payment, ALL attendees must "rsvp" 


Please share this seminar announcement with others who may be interested (SLA members/non-members)


For information about other DC-SLA events, visit the DC Chapter 2008 Events page: http://units.sla.org/chapter/cdc/events.html


Greta Ober
2008 DC - SLA VP / President Elect
Past-Chair, SLA Social Science Division