Widget World | The Me Revolution – Jeff Nolan

Sponsored by NewsGator Advertisers and media companies are undergoing a dramatic transformation that impacts how they target and reach consumers and business users alike. Widgets and syndication services are enabling a new generation of capabilities that puts the consumer in the center and allows them to surround themselves with content from their favorite sources and […]

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Social World | Social experiences in business – Susan Mernit, Maria Gallagher, Kaliya Hamlin, Elisa Camahort Page, John Todor, JB Holson, Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky

Sponsored by Fleishman-Hillard Social networking, un-conferences, wikis and other web tools can not only strength communities but also build momentum for brands and causes. Their success, however, depends on more than just digital connections. How can companies make the connection between online networks and real-world outcomes? Session Chair: Susan Mernit, Senior Director, Yahoo! Personals Maria […]

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Civil Discourse – Hal Straus, Mark Jones, Steve Arend, Robin Miller, Chris Tolles

Sponsored by Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive New media is defined by online interactivity; no blog posting or article is complete with a comments section, for example. How do such virtual conversations influence, inform and reflect real-life public conversations? How can online community organizers keep participants on track and maintain order without stifling the conversation? Chair: Hal Straus, […]

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News World | Traditions and Transformation – Carin Dessauer, Neil Budde, Kinsey Wilson, Jennifer Sizemore, Maria Thomas

Traditional (legacy) news organizations have no choice but to continue to change in order to respond to the growth of aggregators and other WeMedia players. Learn how leaders in the field are tackling editorial, business and management challenges in the culture of empowered content creatives. Session Chair: Carin Dessauer, Senior Fellow, iFOCOS Neil Budde, former […]

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Indigenous World | Telling our own stories – Sanjeev Chaterjee, David Sasaki, Cristina Quisbert, Luis Ramiro Beltrán

Indigenous communities around the world have long had their stories told for them by anthropologists, journalists and documentary-film makers. Today, more and more of these communities are online, telling their own stories. Introduced by: Sanjeev Chaterjee, Director, Knight Center for International Media Session Chair: David Sasaki, Rising Voices Cristina Quisbert, Producer and Eduardo ?Åvila, Director, […]

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Developer’s World | Emergent content: Yours, mine, ours – Dale Peskin, Chris Willis, Eduard Danilo Ruiz, Michael Smolens, Adam Hoey

Rather than trying to control content spiraling through the mediascape, enterprising businesses allow content to have a life of its own, as others repost, edit, parody, mashup or comment on it. While surrendering control may seem a counter-intuitive business strategy, content free-for-alls, with soft brand associations, can expand audiences, reach and influence. Session Chair: Dale […]

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Digital coverage of We Media Miami 2008

An attempt to comprehensively round up blog posts by conference participants and attending journalists (with apologies that they are organized a bit randomly.) Rachel Sterne: “Reuters Scientist demonstrates Mojo at We Media conference,” Ground Report blog, Feb. 27 “New Media Leaders Discuss How Campaigns Can Win,” Ground Report blog, Feb. 27 Bridget Carey: “Debate over […]

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