BlogHer is Going to Denver - Are You?
BlogHer has been credentialed for the Democratic National Convention August 25-28th, and we want to make sure we are promoting YOUR blog as we talk politics from the Mile High city.
Now is the time to add you name and URL to our widget and let us know if you will be in Denver this summer.
With a record number of bloggers headed to Denver in August for the Democratic National Convention, not all are going to be getting inside the Pepsi Center.
Who was chosen, why they were chosen, and how have been highly debated in the weeks since the DNCC announced credentials for bloggers. Some bloggers have even lobbied successfully to be added to the list.
Karen Brooks at the Dallas Morning News writes, "Minority blogs that felt spurned by the Democratic National Committee got some vindication recently when they were added to the list of blogs invited by party officials to cover their convention in August – but some still say the white blogs got preferential treatment and will get better access."
The DNCC is attempting to promote activities for non-credentialed bloggers as much as possible including volunteer opportunities and 'traveling' conversations.
In fact, during the convention August 25-28th, there is so much planned for outside, BlogHer plans to have a team at the "Big Tent" and credentialed for the Pepsi Center.
The "Big Tent," is billed as "the place to be for new media journalists, bloggers, reporters, and non-profit leaders covering the Democratic National Convention in Denver this summer.
We're creating a 9,000 square foot, two-story structure that will house the work space for journalists, bloggers and new media, as well as a YouTube stage with events that will be open to the public ..."
And of course there will be protests.
A Catholic View writes, "The pro-life groups coordinating the abortion protests at the upcoming Democratic national convention will officially announce their plans on Wednesday. During the protests they hope to receive media coverage of their message that presidential candidate Barack Obama is extremely pro-abortion."
Outside, inside, or thousands of miles from Denver, women who blog will be covering events as they unfold. Will you? Let us know!