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  1. A Penny Press for the Digital Age to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    In the 19th century, the “penny press” revolutionized journalism by covering news that appealed to the broadest possible public. Today, as media organizations struggle to monetize online coverage and chase ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  2. Philanthropy Is Not the Future of Journalism to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    While donations play a key role in community support and engagement, the writing is on the wall regarding how much government, private and foundation funding will continue to be available ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  3. Crowd Sourcing Community Projects Like Tom Sawyer to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 10th March

    Customers are part of your culture. By inviting them to participate in your campaigns and community, you can speed progress, gain candid market insight, and have some fun. This conversation ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol View North (map)

  4. Rude Awakening: Content Strategy Is Super Hard to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    It's official: "content strategy" has become a trendy buzzword phrase that everyone is using to describe everything remotely related to content. SEO content strategy! Social media content strategy! Content marketing ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  5. Tweeting Osama’s Death: From Citizen to Journalist to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Within hours of learning that Osama bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan, Twitter users realized that a man had unknowingly live-tweeted the raid. Sohaib Athar (@reallyvirtual) showed what happens ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  6. Reporters & Evangelists: Politics of Online News to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    How much does ideology matter for online journalists and news sites? People talk about a fractured web of ideological bubbles where liberals go to Daily Kos and conservatives to The ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  7. Tracking Trends to Make Great Content to

    Future15 on Saturday 10th March

    There's an adage in journalism that three of anything makes a trend. But, you and your two pals 'liking' something doesn't make it the next big thing. Internet trends are ...

    At Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 4-7 (map)

  8. Storytelling Beyond Words: New Forms of Journalism to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    We are in the midst of a digital revolution, and yet journalistic storytelling remains trapped in the Stone Age. We have all sorts of digital tools at our disposal -- ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  9. How Comics Journalism Is Saving Your Media to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    While traditional journalism struggles to find its footing, comics journalism is inherently stylish, uniquely suited to sharing via social media, and popular as hell. During this panel, we'll share findings ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  10. Open Web, Open News: Reporters & Developers Remix to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    We're experiencing the birth of a new era: Legacy news organizations are beginning the process of moving beyond their print and broadcast past, while new, all-web reporting outfits begin to ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  11. Sports Media: The Beat Goes Gone? to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Until quite recently, there was a single source of record for your favorite sports team: The beat writer. For decades, the local paper determined what sports fans would consume and ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  12. Still Invisible? Waging Stories with Social Media to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    What does it mean to wage a story? In this panel, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas describes the moment of coming out as an undocumented immigrant, an "outlaw" in ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  13. Content and Coding Are Not Commodities to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Geeks see code as art and content as stuff. Journalists see code as stuff and content as the art. Geeks may say "provide me content" while journalists are like "build ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  14. Successful Journalism Startups: Global Lessons to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    More and more journalists are either facing layoffs or zero-job market around the world. Some of them take their passion online and start their own publications. Research project "Sustainable Business ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  15. Big Business: The Future of Marijuana Journalism to

    Salon on Sunday 11th March

    Gawker says William Breathes, the nation’s first medical marijuana critic, has the “best job in journalism,” which may be why he’s been featured by the New York Times, CNN and ...

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Capital Ballroom B (map)

  16. Brand Journalism in the Real-World to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Brand journalism is often defined by what it isn’t. It’s not just blogging, it’s not PR, but it isn’t traditional reporting either. This session will focus not only on defining ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  17. But Are You a Real Journalist? #jan25 #occupy to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    The Whole World is Watching: From Tahrir Square to Homs to Zuccotti Park, citizen journalists and ordinary people are using social media, video and cell phones to document their stories ...

    At Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-3 (map)

  18. Has Twitter Made the Sports Reporter Obsolete? to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    An NFL star live tweets his own traffic stop. An accidental DM reveals a shocking trade rumor. Instead of press releases, Tiger Woods breaks news about Tiger Woods by having ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  19. The Future of The New York Times to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson discusses her vision for the future of The Times in the digital age in a session moderated by Texas Tribune editor Evan Smith. ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  20. Mark Briggs Book Signing to

    on Monday 12th March

    Mark Briggs signs his books ‘Journalism 2.0’ and ‘Entrepreneurial Journalism’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  21. Next Stage: Cinematic Storytelling and Journalism to

    on Monday 12th March

    New technology is paving the way for journalists to tell amazing stories in a cinematic way. At the crossroads of creativity and innovation, Cinematic journalism at SXSW takes a moment ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 3/4 (map)

  22. Civic Media Projects in Latin America to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    In this panel we will hear from the actors who developed, designed, implemented or applied projects that use social media and digital technologies to attempt social change. It is fundamental ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  23. It's Not News, It's Business to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Journalism's future hinges on one thing, and it's not content, readers or devices. It's money. Producing stories, no matter what the form, takes money, and now journalists and media entrepreneurs ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  24. Reported Aggregation: A Truce in the Content Wars? to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    2011 was a big year for news—from the Arab Spring uprisings to the debt-ceiling meltdown, to quakes, floods hurricanes and the Republican presidential smackdown. Fortunately, the year also saw the ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  25. Journalism’s Got 99 Problems: Design Is #1 to

    Core Conversation on Tuesday 13th March

    Will ________ save journalism? It’s a typical, and tired, question with everything from paywalls, iPads, programmers or hyperlocal, microlocal, over-aggregation filling in the blank. But the subject of design is ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol View North (map)

  26. New Career for Journalists: Online Video Producer to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Writing is never going to die. Crafting thoughts into clear and useful communication is always going to be important online. But aspiring writers these days would be smart to enhance ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  27. What Journalism Can Learn from Science to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    The scientific method revolutionized the world of truth-seeking. Yet journalism - which, like science, seeks truth - is far less rigorous. We’ll walk through why this gap has led to ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  28. Audience-Centric Media: Wants and Needs in News to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    The big dilemma for digital news publishing platforms is how to balance what people “want” to know with what people “need” to know. Most algorithms learn readers’ news consuming habits ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)

  29. News Entrepreneurs vs. Traditional Journalism to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    J-Lab counts more than 1,200 entrepreneurial news start-ups around the country. Placeblogger counts 4,000-plus placeblogs. These sites often get bad raps from traditional media for being the equivalent of unlicensed ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  30. This Talk Is NSFW: Nudity and Online Journalism to

    Solo on Tuesday 13th March

    Placing the letters "NSFW" on an article is supposed to tell people to keep away unless they're browsing from home, but seasoned web producers know those four letters usually bring ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol A-D, 3rd floor (map)