2011 Knight-Batten Awards and Symposium for Innovations in Journalism

September 7, 2011 at 8:30 am  |  The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

 

 

The symposium is free to attend, but you must register in advance.

 

8:30 a.m. Registration and coffee

9:00 a.m. Welcome
     Jan Schaffer, Executive Director, J-Lab
     Larry Kirkman, Dean, American University School of Communication

9:15 a.m. Gateways to Engagement
     New York Public Library's Biblion app: 
        Deanna Lee, VP Communications/Marketing
     NewHavenIndependent.org's "New Have's Talking," 4-D School Reform:
        Paul Bass, Founder, NewHavenIndependent.org

9:45 a.m. Opening the Data Doors
     Texas Tribune: Mark Miller, Editor
     Guardian Data: Matt Wells, Blogs Editor, Media Talk presenter
     Bay Citizen Bike Accident Tracker: Brian Kelley, Chief Technology Officer

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Open-Source Gateways
     West Africa Democracy Radio:
        Peter Kahler, WADR Director
        Doug Arellanes, Sourcefabric Director, Client Services

11:00 a.m. Beyond the Paywall 
     Bloomberg Government: Ken Sands, Site Manager

11:15 a.m. Twitter Gateways
     Andy Carvin, Senior Strategist, NPR's Social Media Desk

11:30 a.m. Social Media Storytelling
     Storify: Burt Herman, CEO

Noon Awards Ceremony

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1 p.m. Keynote address
      Introduction: Jim Brady, Editor-in-Chief, Journal Register Company
     Katharine Weymouth: Publisher, The Washington Post and CEO, Washington Post Media Group

"Perspectives from an 'Old Media' Executive:
Reinvention in the Face of Disruptive Changes"