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Friday, May 31 • 10:00am - 11:00am
New Media: Toolkit for an Engaged World

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Media has broken through its traditional boundaries to occupy nearly every facet of our lives, our communities, and our sense of the world. Social and mobile media are disrupting mass broadcast, forging new networks and narratives with a profound impact on journalism. How do
we reimagine the roles of audience, journalist, and media enterprise in this new reality? What innovations are driving citizen engagement in the networked world? What are the future business models that can sustain media that matters? This will be a participatory discussion that builds on the morning’s plenary session, “Tomorrow’s Media.” First we’ll hear from leading media innovators, then open up a conversation on questions such as: Who decides what’s news, and how? How are citizens best engaged around news? What skills must tomorrow’s journalists master? What media skills must citizens have? Where is the line for media between activation and advocacy?


Featured Contributors
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Kara Andrade

Innovation Specialist, Counterpart
Kara is the Innovation Specialist for Counterpart International's Innovation for Change Initiative which supports and starts-up regional innovation hubs in 6 regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, Africa, South Asia, Central Asia, and East Asia and... Read More →
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David Bornstein

Co-founder, Solutions Journalism Network
David Bornstein is a journalist and author who focuses on social innovation. He co-authors the Fixes column in The New York Times Opinionator section, which explores and analyzes potential solutions to major social problems. He is a co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network... Read More →
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Nicholas Reville

Executive Director, PCF
Nicholas Reville is Executive Director of the Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF). He is from Worcester, MA and has a B.A. in Public Policy from Brown University. He worked in a variety of political activism positions for several years before co-founding PCF. He is an Ashoka... Read More →
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Jake Shapiro

CEO, PRX Public Radio Exchange
Jake Shapiro (@jakeshapiro) is founding CEO of PRX - an award-winning nonprofit whose mission is to harness technology to bring significant stories to millions of people. Since its launch in 2003 PRX has been a leader and innovator in public media: pioneering distribution models... Read More →
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Sasa Vucinic

CEO, IndieVoices
@salaja | | Sasa Vucinic is co-founder and Managing Director of Media Development Loan Fund. MDLF is a social investment fund for independent news outlets in the developing world. It provides low cost capital, new technology solutions and management knowhow to assist journalists in... Read More →
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Jonathan Wells

Managing Publisher, The Christian Science Monitor
Jonathan Wells joined The Christian Science Monitor in 1998 as the director of business development and electronic publishing. This position provided creative leadership to the business side of the Monitor’s website, as well as to advertising sales for the newspaper. The position... Read More →


Friday May 31, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Newseum Room 704 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001

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