By now, you’ve surely forgotten the barrage of tweets and check-ins from 30 or so of us — the “Hardly, Strictly Young” David Cohn invited to the University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute a couple weeks back for a round table Carnival of Journalism mission to gather alternative ideas about how to implement the Knight […]
As I write this over breakfast, deep in the suburbs of our nation’s capital, ONA10 is already getting started, bleary-eyed workshop participants wandering the hotel halls in search of coffee, out-of-state attendees drifting through airports and trains and cabs and… OK, I’m probably romanticizing this way out of proportion, but the honest truth is that […]
Just a quick programming note: If you’ve ever seen me in person, perhaps giving a short presentation and talking about journalism, blogs, social media, innovation at newspapers, or my own projects, you can now find related notes, slides, and links on my Speaking page. I’ll keep that updated.
Mallory Colliflower and Lori Marie Todd argue that, yes, your journalism conference, with all its hotel rooms, wireless access, big-name keynotes, and banquet dinners is incredibly expensive at a time when newsrooms are cutting back to the barest of bones. Journalism conferences are too expensive
Here’s the Guardian U.K.’s app for running a conference display of live tweets with *moderation* — call it curation, even — instead of just firehosing a hashtag up on the screen. guardian-twitterfall – Google Code
A few days ago at the annual APSE convention, I led two sessions on Networked Journalism. On the way down to Pittsburgh from Rochester in the car, I tried to work out an idea I’ve been playing with for a while. Authenticity. Not authority, or reliability, or popularity, but a more difficult to quantify metric […]
I’ll be showing up in person in at least two different places outside the lush springtime confines of Western New York over the next few weeks, believe it or not. The rough details Next week, I’ll be in Cambridge, Ma. at MIT for the Future of News and Civic Media Conference, including the announcements of […]
Will you be there?
Jason Kristufek is proposing the details for a set of regional BarCamps to get “smart, cool, tech-savvy media industry folks together in an environment that doesn’t acknowledge rules or boundaries to help solve problems and create best practices.” This grew out of reaction to the recent closed-door API newspaper executive meeting, where, as best as […]
Know what Foo Camp is? Know what BarCamp is? OK, now that we have that out of the way, Jason Kristufek is calling for a “summit” of future-of-news hotshots/thinkers as a counterpoint to the recent American Press Institute mostly-executives meeting of the minds. Sounds like a BarCamp to me. Like Jason, I’m not entirely sure […]