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Friday, October 28
 

7:30am

Registration
Friday October 28, 2011 7:30am - 5:00pm
Great Hall

7:30am

Registration
Friday October 28, 2011 7:30am - 5:00pm
Great Hall

8:30am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Welcome and opening remarks.

Friday October 28, 2011 8:30am - 8:45am
Auditorium

8:45am

Social Media: Best Practices in Journalism

Mashable editor-in-chief Adam Ostrow, @adamostrow, leads a panel discussion on how journalists are using social media in reporting and distributing the news. Panelists include Liz Heron, @lheron, social media editor for The New York Times; Jim Long, @newmediajiim, NBC News cameraman; and Lynn Sweet, @lizsweet, Washington bureau chief for the Chicago Sun-Times. 

Friday October 28, 2011 8:45am - 9:45am
Auditorium

9:45am

Mobile Mania, Part 1: Tools for Teaching & News

News audiences were using mobile devices well before news organizations and educators. How are we responding? This first of two interactive mobile sessions will show when and how to incorporate these devices in the classroom and the field. You'll also download a custom app to complete some assignments. Results will be discussed in session two. The University of Maryland's Ronald Yaros leads both sessions and shares the latest research on how mobile devices are used for learning outcomes. Laptops and mobile devices are not only welcomed in this session; they are encouraged!

Friday October 28, 2011 9:45am - 10:45am
Auditorium

10:45am

BREAK
Friday October 28, 2011 10:45am - 11:00am
Great Hall

11:00am

Shaping 21st Century Journalism

Release of a new report on the opportunities for journalism education programs prepared by the New America Foundation with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Tom Glaisyer, Knight Media Policy Fellow at the New America Foundation and one of the authors, presents the report and moderates a dialogue with three panelists: Geanne Rosenberg, Professor at City University of New York’s Baruch College and CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, and Faculty Associate, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University; Callie Schweitzer, assistant to the publisher, Talking Points Memo; and Leonard Downie, Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University, and vice president at large of The Washington Post.

ROOM CHANGE to ROOM 1123.

 

Friday October 28, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1123

11:00am

Emerging Media Research

Research presentations from Zizi Papacharissi of University of Illinois at Chicago, Alfred Hermida of University of British Columbia and Adrienne Russell of the University of Denver, followed by dialogue. Moderated by Kalyani Chadha of the University of Maryland.

  • Share, Like, Recommend: Decoding the Social Media News Consumer; by Alfred Hermida.
  • The rhythms of news storytelling on Twitter: Affective news streams, hybridity, and networked publics; by Zizi Papacharissi.
  • A Networked Approach to Emergent News Media Landscapes, by Adrienne Russell.

 

 


 

Friday October 28, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm
Auditorium

12:00pm

Lunch & Talk: Teaching Entrepreneurial Journalism

Lunch in the ballroom. A panel explores approaches to teaching entrepreneurial journalism and trends in media startups. Featuring Retha Hill, executive director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab at Arizona State University; Jeremy Caplan, director of education at CUNY's Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism; Asher Epstein, managing director of UMD's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, and Jan Schaffer, executive director of J-Lab, the Institute for Interactive Journalism at American University. Entrepreneur Mark Potts moderates.

Friday October 28, 2011 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Ballroom 1&2

1:30pm

Keynote: Emerging Tech Trends for Academia w/ Amy Webb

Digital media consultant Amy Webb of Webbmedia Group gives one of her popular "top tech trends" talks, focused on emerging technology trends journalism educators need to know.

Friday October 28, 2011 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Auditorium

2:30pm

BREAK
Friday October 28, 2011 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Great Hall

2:45pm

Entrepreneurial Pitch Contest

As changes roil the journalism business, starting a media company is becoming more popular. See how journalists are learning to be entrepreneurs as students present their business plans for media startups in this live pitch contest before a panel of judges and the audience. Judges include Caroline Little, president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America; Mark Briggs, author of Entrepreneurial Journalism; Amanda Nachman, founder and publisher of College Magazine; and Asher Epstein, managing director of the University of Maryland's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneur Mark Potts moderates.

Friday October 28, 2011 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Mt. Clare Cafe

2:45pm

New Media Ethics

Discussion with leading educators, scholars and journalists specializing in ethical issues. Panelists include Michael Getler, ombudsman for the Public Broadcasting System; Stephen Ward, director of the Center for Journalism Ethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Wendy Wyatt, who teaches media ethics at the University of St. Thomas; and Kevin Blackistone, Shirley Povich Chair in Sports Journalism at UMD. Moderator is Hans Ibold, assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Journalism in Bloomington.

Friday October 28, 2011 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Auditorium

4:00pm

Teach-A-Thon

Fourteen seasoned educators take to the stage to offer insights into ways they teach journalism in digital contexts. This fast-paced session will cover a lot of tools, techniques and concepts for teaching digital journalism. See the bottom of the Speaker page for names of presenters and talk titles.** Sponsored by the Online News Association.**

Friday October 28, 2011 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Auditorium

6:00pm

Reception: Great Hall
Friday October 28, 2011 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Hall

7:00pm

Dinner & Keynote: Jeff Jarvis, "News Isn't What We Say It Is"

Please note: only full conference registration attendees are permitted in the dinner. Student and day-pass registrations do not cover the meal.

Friday October 28, 2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ballroom 1&2
 
Saturday, October 29
 

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: Audio Audiences

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table is Susan Westfall, Georgia Perimeter College:  "Survival of the Fittest: SiriusXM Audience Trends."

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: Interactivity

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table will be Bartosz Wojdynski, Virginia Tech: "Classifying interactive media forms: The two dimensions that matter"

 

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: Mobile 1

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table is Allissa Richardson, Morgan State University: Impact of mobile journalism on citizen journalism.

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: Mobile 2

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table is Ingrid Sturgis, Howard University: "Mobile Money for the Unbanked."

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: News Ecosystems

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table is Donica Mensing, David Ryfe and Mehmet Gunes, University of Nevada, Reno:  "Mapping the news network of the San Francisco Bay Area."

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: Social Media 1

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table is David Craig, University of Oklahoma: "Standards of Excellence in Online Journalism and the Impact of Social Media"

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: Social Media 2

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table is Amber Hinsley, St. Louis University:" "More than ‘liking’ the news—‘linking’ it: News organizations' Facebook followers and their motivations for sharing news material."

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Breakfast Roundtable: Video Storytelling

 These informal sessions will allow you to network with others interested in similar topics. The lead presenter at this table is Tom Kennedy, Syracuse University, "Trends and techniques in video journalism."

Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 8:45am
Ballroom 1&2

7:30am

Registration
Saturday October 29, 2011 7:30am - 6:00pm
Great Hall

8:45am

Innovative Storytelling

Three leading innovators in interactive news showcase their cutting-edge work, take us behind the screens of Internet newsrooms to illustrate and deconstruct multimedia storytelling projects and trends. Presentations by Shazna Nessa, global director of AP Interactive; Richard Koci Hernandez of the Knight Digital Media Center & UC Berkeley School of Journalism; and Mark Luckie, national innovations editor, The Washington Post. Followed by dialogue moderated by Leslie Walker, visiting professor at the University of Maryland.

Saturday October 29, 2011 8:45am - 9:45am
Auditorium

8:45am

The Social Media Teacher's Toolkit

SPJ's social media trainer for its Newsroom Training Program, Jeff Cutler, provides tips and tricks for getting student journalists engaged with social media. ** Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists.**

 

Saturday October 29, 2011 8:45am - 9:45am
Mt. Clare Cafe

10:00am

Are Journalism Schools in Sync with the News, Part 1

Newsroom internship directors and recruiters reveal what skills and knowledge they seek most from new hires.

Moderator is Chris Harvey, director of internships and career development for UMD's Merrill College. Panelists are Kathie Gartrell, Managing Editor of E-publishing for National Geographic Traveler; Ross Herosian, Manager of College Programs and HR Projects at SiriusXM Radio; Adam Marton, Production Technology Manager - News Design, The Baltimore Sun; and Rich Murphy, Senior Web Producer, myfoxdc.


Saturday October 29, 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
Mt. Clare Cafe

10:00am

Mobile Mania, Part 2: Tools for Teaching & News

Using mobile devices in journalism education doesn't necessarily mean effective teaching and learning. In this follow-up session, we review the outcomes of the mobile assignments by conference attendees and conclude with a panel discussion with mobile journalists. Ronald Yaros of the University of Maryland moderates the discussion with panelists Jared Rizzi, White House reporter/producer for the Sirius XM 24-hour political news channel; and Bob McCall, producer for the Associated Press. Laptops and mobile devices are encouraged for this session

Saturday October 29, 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium

11:15am

Are Journalism Schools in Sync with the News, Part 2

A panel of recent graduates discuss their newsroom jobs and how well they were prepared. Panelists include Laura Norton Amico, founder and editor, Homicide Watch D.C.; Caitlin Dewey, Web content producer for Kiplinger's Personal Finance; Justin Karp, Web editor at ABC7-WJLA; Seung Min Kim, congressional reporter, POLITICO; and Steven Overly, reporter, The Washington Post. Moderator is Matt Sheehan, director of the 21st Century News Lab, University of Florida.

Saturday October 29, 2011 11:15am - 12:15pm
Mt. Clare Cafe

11:15am

The CEO Panel: New Directions in Journalism

USC's Robert Hernandez moderates a discussion with Evan Ratliff, founder and editor of The Atavist; Burt Herman, CEO and co-founder of Storify; Warren Webster, president of AOL's Patch Media; and Edouard Lambelet, CEO of Small Rivers and co-founder of paper.li.

Saturday October 29, 2011 11:15am - 12:15pm
Auditorium

12:30pm

The Future of Journalism Education

Prominent journalists and media scholars peer into the future. Confirmed panelists include Washington Post managing editor Raju Narisetti; Charlie Beckett, director of the POLIS journalism & society think tank at the London School of Economics; and Deborah Nelson, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist and UMD professor. Moderated by Jamie McIntyre of National Public Radio.

Saturday October 29, 2011 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Ballroom 1&2

2:00pm

Computational Journalism

Veteran computational journalists discuss trends and innovation in data-driven journalism and approaches to teaching it. Featuring Sarah Cohen, Knight professor of the practice of journalism and public policy, Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy; Rich Gordon, director of digital innovation and professor, Medill School, Northwestern University; and Matt Waite, developer of PolitiFact and professor of practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Moderated by Deborah Nelson, senior lecturer and director of the Carnegie Seminar at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.

Saturday October 29, 2011 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Mt. Clare Cafe

2:00pm

The Curriculum Conundrum

Do we have the right classes, tools and teachers? In this no-holds-barred session, we’ll explore tough questions facing journalism education today, including whether meeting the ACEJMC curriculum standard makes it harder to effectively educate students. Join the conversation with Will Norton, Jr., dean of University of Mississippi's journalism school and vice president for the accrediting council; Gary Kebbel, dean of the University of Nebraska journalism school; and Kathleen Culver of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which decided not to seek accreditation. Debora Wenger, University of Mississipi, will moderate.

Saturday October 29, 2011 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Auditorium

3:30pm

Wrap-up & Networking Event
Saturday October 29, 2011 3:30pm - 4:45pm
TBD
 
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