Tag: sxsw

by Julie Keck

1. Wall Street Journal hacked alongside New York Times (WSJ) 2. If you build a social media community on company time, who gets it when you resign? (memeburn) 3. What do this conservative blogger and radical rock star have in common? A fanatical devotion to online fans (PaidContent.org) 4. A new kind of gluttony for [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. LinkedIn: Journalism is the fastest-shrinking industry in the U.S. (Online Journalism Review) 2. Twitter accounts every journalism student should follow (10,000 Words) 3. The case for studying journalism (10,000 Words) 4. UNC journalism students win SXSW award with coal website (Daily Tarheel) 5. How [...] more »

by A. Adam Glenn

Pinterest is the “in” site of 2012, and its phenomenal growth has sparked interest among millions of users. It’s also spread to journalism educators, who are increasingly experimenting with it in the classroom. The social network launched two years ago, but in recent months has drawn red-hot excitement for its unique visual, topic-based curation approach. [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Click to read all SXSW coverage Are you recovered yet? The SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, was bigger than ever this year, with more parties, more panels, more rain and more controversy than ever. If you braved the lines, the weather and the crowds to learn more about creative culture while networking with friends [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

Click to read all SXSW coverage One of the highlights of SXSW for me this year was a session called “Everything is a Remix, So Steal Like an Artist,” a conversation about remix culture and creativity between artists Austin Kleon and Kirby Ferguson. As the session title indicates, their philosophy is that all artists build [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Has Netflix fully recovered from its Qwikster gaffe? (PaidContent) 2. A closer look at the Yahoo-Facebook patent lawsuit (GigaOm) 3. Are up-and-coming startups getting lost in the SXSW noise? (Digiday)   4. Recent study shows how key media players are [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1.Twitter acquires shortform blogging company Posterous (The Next Web) 2. Yahoo sues Facebook over patent infringement (Inside Facebook) 3. NYT editor talks future of news at SXSW (Huffington Post) 4. Retailers, once dependent on newspapers, have transformed themselves into publishers (Newsosaur) [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

What started out as a casual live music conference has grown into something huge. The South by Southwest conference now encompasses music, film and interactive, and spans 10 days in March. Last year, SXSW estimated that the conference brought in 65,200 people to its exhibit space, and pumped a whopping $168 million into the local [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Is CNN buying social-media news site Mashable? (PaidContent) 2. Amazon sells more than 2 million copies of Kindle mini e-books (PaidContent) 3. Company launches SXSW Social Viewer to bring real-time conversation to devices (Lost Remote) 4. Gawker will allow commenters to police other commenters (AllThingsD) 5. Media leaders craft [...] more »

by Nick Mendoza

South By Southwest (SXSW) is an annual gathering of interactive, film and music creatives, executives and marketers in Austin. It is the ideal setting to explore multiplatform storytelling, multiscreen experiences and projects that reflect the talents of the collective. After several days of knowledge-filled panels and hyper-networking featuring digital thought-leaders, there were a few notable [...] more »