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Saturday 9th March 2013

  1. Sources in the Social Media Age to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    As social media destroys previous conceptions of reporters, their sources and the "audience," journalism is being re-defined by the minute. It's also letting people on all sides of the equation ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

  2. Is There a West vs. East Journo Battle Brewing? to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    The unspoken consensus in media is that in order to “make it,” it's necessary to spend some time in the East. Because, of course, the financial and governing epicenters are ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

  3. Nonprofit Journalism: Survival of the Scrappiest to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Saturday 9th March

    As for-profit news organizations struggle to maintain previous levels of reporting, nonprofit news organizations are proliferating to fill the gap in coverage. These new nonprofit media outlets are experiencing the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

  4. The Information Diet to

    Featured Session on Saturday 9th March

    The industrialization of food brought upon mass obesity. The industrialization of media brings about a new kind of mass-ignorance that comes not from the lack of information but from the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

Sunday 10th March 2013

  1. Pitchforks & Printed Electronics to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    Print is dead. Long live print. Tom Pain's 21st century pamphlet connects to the internet to showcase user generated content from activists in Syria and bloggers in Preston (UK). The ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

  2. BBC Presents: Science of Storytelling to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    This presentation by BBC reporter and video jouranlist Matt Danzico will discuss the neurological and evolutionary underpinnings of storytelling, i.e. what parts of the brain are affected when a narrative ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Austin Suite (map)

  3. Global News After the Twitter Revolutions to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Sunday 10th March

    What arguably started with the Arab Spring (witnesses participating in the "news" process directly via Twitter and Facebook has only intensified--and evolved, now employing Instagram and social video). This is ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB (map)

Monday 11th March 2013

  1. Julie Uhrman & Josh Topolsky Keynote to

    Keynote on Monday 11th March

    Indie developers and open source principles provide the power and the passion for the SXSW Interactive Festival. With this core value of community collaboration in mind, we are very pleased ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. Version Controlling the News. How We Can Archive. to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    In the age of constantly evolving news, newsrooms are confronted by the dilemma of how to archive their content for posterity. This is especially true in the case of breaking ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD (map)

  3. Fast Food & Fact-Checking: Lessons from PolitiFact to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Monday 11th March

    After the Tampa Bay Times won a Pulitzer Prize for PolitiFact, its groundbreaking fact-checking operation, other newspapers wanted to get in the game and start their own PolitiFact sites. Editor ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD (map)

Tuesday 12th March 2013

  1. Cryptowars Déjà Vu: Controlling Exports of Tech to

    Solo / Dual / Panel on Tuesday 12th March

    We now know that technology plays an important role in activism, allowing for ease of communication and the rallying of support, among other things. In the 2009 Iran protests and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC (map)

  2. Jane Pratt: Secrets of a Publishing Renegade to

    Featured Session on Tuesday 12th March

    Jane Pratt, founder of Jane and Sassy magazines, reveals what went on behind the scenes as she burnt bridges, said things she shouldn't say out loud, and built a platform ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)