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