Hey folks. One of our newest FC members is scheduling an unconference to discuss the future of online media. It’s a unique format for a conference, appropriate for this time of change. Check it out: http://remakecamp.eventbrite.com
RemakeCamp is an unconference about online media. We welcome editors, journalists, engineers, designers and managers of online media as well as service providers for them.
Topics we cover:
* Content creation. Crowdsourcing, citizen journalism, freelance journalism, content farming, user contributed content, expert contributed content, collaborative publishing, the future of investigative journalism. * The role of editor. Curation, link journalism, news filtering, tastemaking and trendsetting, social news filtering, freelance and crowdsouring management, reputation systems for contributors, community management. * Tools. Apps and plugins for publishers, tools for reporters and writers, analytics for online media. * User experience. Optimizing content consumption for mobile devices, personalized news, attention profiles, reader interfaces, interactive articles, data visualization, social media integration. * Business. Monetization models, attracting traffic, partner programs, content exchange, creating job boards and marketplaces, paid content and paywalls.
We organize RemakeCamp to achieve several goals: (1) give everyone a good overview of what’s going on in the space of online media and evolution of journalism; (2) extract and share the knowledge, learned lessons, best practices and open challenges from people’s heads; (3) connect tech, editorial, and journalism communities.
We are looking for speakers (5, 10 or 20 minutes talks). Distant speakers (skype video call) are also accepted. Email Yury (firstname.lastname@example.org ) if you want to present.
During RemakeCamp we organize collaborative publishing experiment. Using tools like Etherpad, PBWorks and Google Wave we will create in real time a document representing our knowledge, future forecast and important challenges of media innovation.
* 1pm-3pm – Talks * 3pm-5pm – Networking * 5pm-6pm – Collaborative publishing experiment
Preliminary list of speakers
– David Weekly (PBWorks) – Michael Stoll (SF Public Press) – Alexey Maykov (Facebook) – Jason Shen (Stanford Daily) – Siobhan Quinn (Blogger / Google) – Michele Gates (SFGate.com / Examiner.com) – Drake Martinet (AllThingsD / Stanford) – Yury Lifshits (Yahoo!) – Edward Ortiz (Sacramento Bee) – Maxim Grinev / Maria Grineva (TwitterTim.es) // skype-in talk – Mark Albertson (Tech Closeup TV / Examiner.com) – Nicholas Aster (TriplePundit.com) – Alex Gronke (OakBook.com) – Anu (Anirag) Nigam (Buzzbox.com) – Mia Lobel (B-Side Radio, Freelance Cafe) // skyp-in talk – Andrew Stelzer (National Radio Project) – Mark Burdett (Indybay.org) – Jeff Pester (SocialMedia411 / Uniquevisitor) – Xavier Damman (Publitweet) – Anna Hennings (Bitchbuzz.com) – Devin Banerjee (Stanford Daily) – Josh Sprague (Mediactive.com) – Brian Pobuda (Brian Pobuda Photography) – Paul Biggar (NewsLabs/NewsTilt) // skype-in talk – Matt Baume (SF Appeal, Stop8.org) – Chia Hwu (TheSubtleInfluence.com) – Crystal C. Yan (Torque Media Group) – Victor Grishchenko (TU Delft) – Your name here 🙂