Twitter’s Impact on Media & Journalism

23 June 2009 * 12pm – 2pm
Radisson Hotel, O’Connell Street, Sydney
Twitter Hash Tag: #TIMJ

Consumers today are demanding news as it happens and Twitter is quickly becoming that source of instant information. But is Twitter Journalism? And how is this new phenomenon affecting the way traditional media providers capture and deliver the news? Join us for an insightful session as we discuss the viability of Twitter as a channel, how media is embracing the platform, and whether Twitter is the death of the traditional journalist.

Confirmed Speakers

Mark Pesce, Inventor, Writer, Educator, & Futurist

Mark Pesce, Inventor, Writer, Educator, & Futurist

Renai Lemay, News Editor ZDNet Australia, CBS Interactive

Renai Lemay, News Editor ZDNet Australia, CBS Interactive

Paul Colgan, Managing Editor, The Punch

Paul Colgan, Managing Editor, The Punch

Corrie McLeod, Founder & Managing Director, Espresso Communications

Corrie McLeod, Founder & Managing Director, Espresso Communications

Agenda

12:00pm
Arrival & Lunch
12:30pm
Topic Overview – Twitter’s Impact
Mark Pesce, Inventor, Writer, Educator & Futurist
12:40pm
8 Minute Opening Statements:
Renai LeMay, Editor, ZDnet Australia, CBS Interactive
Paul Colgan, Managing Editor, The Punch
Corrie McLeod, Founder & Managing Director, Espresso Communications
1:15pm
Summary and Q&A
1:20pm
Interactive Discussion:
An interactive session with facilitated questions to the audience and to the speakers.
Facilitator: Beth Etling, CEO, The Insight Exchange
2:00pm
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