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MobileMe&You is an annual journalism and technology conference about storytelling on mobile media platforms. Join us virtually!

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See the schedule and read more about the speakers here: www.mobileme-you.com

Top digital journalists, innovators and researchers from universities and news organizations across the nation will lead this year’s MobileMe&You conference, which is set for October 22-23, 2021. The conference will be held virtually.

MobileMe&You 2021 is a journalism and technology conference focused on storytelling on mobile media platforms while highlighting new and innovative techniques and best practices for newsgathering.

The presenters will talk about informing and engaging new audiences in the mobile era. They will cover a variety of techniques and reporting tools, including bots, drones, augmented reality, virtual reality, 360 video and mobile platforms. Speakers also will discuss geographically targeted place-based messaging and audience engagement.

Among this year’s speakers:

David Cohn, Advance Digital, talking about Subtext messaging system for news (used by Buzzfeed, USA Today, C/Net)

Tony Elkins, Bytecast, talking about current testing and early use cases

Jeremy Gilbert, Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications, talking about product development

Mitra Kalita, URL Media, talking about her new community start-up URL Media, after her work as senior vice president at CNN

Damon Kiesow, University of Missouri, talking about audience research and innovation

Julia Munslow, Yahoo! News

Coleen O’Lear, Washington Post, talking about the various platforms The Washington Post uses to reach youth

Dan Pacheco, Syracuse University, talking about virtual reality and mixed reality

Ryan Restivo, Newsday, talking about Newsday’s mobile media efforts

Allissa Richardson, USC, talking about mobile journalism’s use for social justice

Amy Schmitz Weiss, San Diego State University, talking about geo-located news and sensors

Matt Waite, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, talking about drone journalism

(With more speakers on the way)

This conference is organized by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Knight Chairs in Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University, Univision News and The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, with generous funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the College of Media at Illinois, and the Knight Chairs.


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 This conference is organized by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern, Univision News and The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting with generous funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. 

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