ALA Annual Conference media coverage

The 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans received extensive coverage from a variety of media.

Molly Raphael

Particularly noteworthy was the attention of radio broadcast outlets, both locally and throughout the country.

They included

• KOBW-FM’s “Community Focus” program with Ray Romero, which aired on Sunday, June 26.

• WRBH-FM “Writer’s Forum.”

• Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Think Out Loud” 
program, which aired a 10-minute, live interview with ALA President Molly Raphael (seen above) on her inauguration, the ALA Conference, current library trends, the future of libraries and the future of her career.

• WYLD-FM’s “Sunday Journal” with Hal Clark
focused on the role the library plays in literacy, trends in libraries and the ALA Conference.


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