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Thursday, June 20 • 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Are Facebook, Twitter and Apple good or bad for journalism? Yes.

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The rise of third-party platforms - social media like Facebook and Twitter; technology ecosystems like Apple; and telecoms, among others - has given journalists new tools for creating media and sharing it with audiences. But are these platforms more attractive for audiences than the ones the journalism organizations own? Are journalists trading short-term gains for long-term loss of control of their content and their brands?

Keynote dialogue.


Moderators
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Gerold Riedmann

CEO, Russmedia Digital
Gerold has been in charge of the digital transition of Austrian-based publishing company Russmedia since 2011. With an emphasis on local news and a mobile service strategy he has led the regional news portal VOL.AT (Vorarlberg Online) into the Top 5 Austrian news websites, even though Vorarlberg is Austria’s second smallest province. He was previously deputy editor-in-chief of Russmedia’s newspaper VN where he was responsible for... Read More →

Speakers
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Dan Gillmor

Director, Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, Arizona State University
Dan teaches media entrepreneurship and digital-media literacy at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. A longtime journalist, he spent more than a decade as business and technology columnist at Silicon Valley's daily newspaper, the San Jose Mercury News, where he launched one of the first blogs by a journalist for a traditional media company. He worked earlier at the Detroit Free Press, Kansas... Read More →
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Jim Roberts

Executive Editor, Reuters Digital
Jim joined Reuters Digital in February this year after 26 years at The New York Times where he played a leading role in developing The Times' digital strategy. His multimedia team at NYTimes.com won two Emmy Awards and one Peabody. He then went on to become Assistant Manager Editor. Jim has always been a fan of social media and has more than 80,000 Twitter followers. |   |  


Thursday June 20, 2013 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Salle des Fêtes 3 rue de Lobau, 75004 Paris

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