PBS MediaShift and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism will be hosting the first Collab/Space 2012, a hands-on workshop and networking event to help journalists better collaborate. The event will include thought leaders in the world of journalism and technology, with targeted talks, helpful demos, and breakout teams that will work in collaboration. Collab/Space will be held in conjunction with the new website, Collaboration Central, recently launched by MediaShift and Berkeley IRP, and with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
The symposium will take place:
April 11: 9 am to 5 pm, with Mixer from 6 to 8 pm at David Brower Center, Berkeley, Calif.
Collab/Space is sponsored by ScribbleLive, a leader in real-time content creation and publishing.
You'll get to hear from innovative journalism leaders, and work with them on teams, too! Highlighted participants and facilitators include:
Mark Glaser, PBS MediaShift
Carrie Lozano, Berkeley IRP
David Cohn, UC Berkeley Journalism School, Spot.us
Burt Herman, Storify
Evelyn Larrubia, Investigative News Network
Jigar Mehta, Groupstre.am
Martin Reynolds, Bay Area News Group
Also, we expect key people to attend from the Center for Investigative Reporting, Guardian, New York Times, Voice of San Diego, ProPublica, Texas Tribune, KQED and many others.
We are looking for reporters, editors, web developers, project managers, designers and community engagement experts to join us as well. Participation will be capped at 80 people. All meals are included in the entry price.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/collabspace-2012.html
When & Where
Launched in 2006, MediaShift has become the premier destination for insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology. The MediaShift network includes the sites MediaShift, EducationShift, and MetricShift, as well as workshops and weekend hackathons, email newsletters, a weekly podcast and a series of DigitalEd online trainings.
Visit the MediaShift website to learn more.