Friday, May 20, 2011

Journalism in the age of Facebook, smartphones

On May 23-25, journalists and media business professionals will come together at Stanford to discuss where journalism fits in a world with 600 Facebook users and 5 billion cell phones.

The eighth annual Conference on Innovation in Journalism focuses on the promise of mobile for publishing and journalism. The program will cover devices, business approaches and technologies that power media and their impact on societies around the world.

Panel discussions include "The Arab Awakening," featuring journalists from the Mideast including two from Al-Jazeera, "Why Innovation Journalism Matters," "Is the Medium Still the Message" and "Are We Heading for Collective Intelligence or Collective Neurosis." More details are available here.

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