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SoCon08 Now at 100 Registrants

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

With about three weeks to go, we now have 100 registrants for SoCon08the Southeast’s top social media, social networking and Web 2.0, unconference. I will be updating our participant list later today.
The cost of attending Friday night’s big networking dinner is about to jump because we will soon reach the limit of subsidized spots. Pay $28 now or $48 later. So sign [...]

Months of Primary Season, Where Was the Journalism?

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

Butch Ward, in a Poynter online column, looks at the last 10 months of primary coverage, and based on the storylines below asked: Where was the journalism? The storylines include:

McCain’s campaign is doomed.
Clinton’s nomination is inevitable.
Obama is too effete and inexperienced to win.
Giuliani is running surprisingly strong.
Huckabee has no shot.

He adds:
Watching the cable channels cover Tuesday night’s [...]

Crunch! What Are a Citizen Journalist’s Rights

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

So I see a car crash. I park the car, get out my camera and start shooting still photos and some video. Soon a Georgia State Police officer starts asking me questions like my name and address. At first I refuse, saying it is a public space. He gets a little more intimidating and maybe [...]

Harvard Paper Provides Citizen Journalism Insights

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Michael Maier, founder and CEO of Blogform Publishing, provides insight into the possiblities of citizen journalism’s future in a discussion paper entitled Journalism without Journalists: Vision or Caricature? He wrote it for the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University.
Here are highligths, starting with Maier writing about one of his own [...]

Atlanta’s SoCon08 Conference Feb 8-9, Register Now

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Last year SoCon07 was a blast, attendees loved it. So, of course, we are back again for SoCon08, the social media and social networking event for the Southeast. Registration opened today. Get aboard now. Here is what Timothy Moenk, one of the people helping organize SoCon08 wrote, it will give you an excellent idea of [...]