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Archive for February, 2009

More SoCon09 Podcasts Posted on PR, B2B and more

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

Rusty Tanton has posted more Podcasts from SoCon09 on generating leads, public relations, the future of social media and  using social media in business to business transactions. SoCon09 was an unconference which took place Feb. 6 and 7, 2009 in Metro Atlanta. Sessions were held at Kennesaw State University during the day on Feb. 7.
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SoCon09 Podcasts, Videos Now Available

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The Georgia Podcasting Network, via Rusty Tanton and Amber Rhea in photo below, now has the first four audio podcasts of SonCon09 online and Amani Channel has the livestream SoCon09 archive also available. So relive the moments or hear and see parts of what you missed.

Intro and Welcome to SoCon09.

Ruth Ann Harnisch Skyped in from [...]

Isn’t It Nice When Folks at Harvard Praise Your Idea?

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University takes a look at our Locally Grown project in Northfield, Minnesota and likes what it sees. Here is a snippet of what Mathew Ingram writes:

This is a fascinating effort, I think. Since the idea is that these local news operations will be “crowdsourced” or community-financed, in many ways [...]

$1.5 Million Center for Sustainable Journalism Explained

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Nikhil Moro conducted an excellent in-depth IM interview with me inquiring about our new Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University which is being funded with $1.5 million by the Harnisch Foundation.
The interview is an excellent way to learn more about the new Center and what our plans for it are.
Moro is chair [...]

SoCon09 Roundup, Beyond Twitter with Real Essays, Stories

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Yesterday I wrote of Twitter’s overriding presence at our SoCon09, social media, social networking conference. Today I want to direct you to some blog posts and stories that have grown from SoCon09.
Here is a really worthwhile essay about Socon09 at GRABBINGSAND:
Nobody had all of the answers and more than a few walked away relatively unchanged, [...]