Highlights from TEDx talks by David Carr, Ben Smith, Lisa Williams & more

During today's Poynter TEDx event, we're hearing from a variety of thought leaders in journalism and social media. We'll live blog all of the sessions, which focus on three main topics: changes in journalism, curation and engagement.

You can see the lineup and replay the live blog below. 

Session 1:  Changes in Journalism

  • 9:50 a.m. "Old Media Ideas in a New Media Age" -- Bill Adair
  • 10:15 a.m. "Why the Shift to the Social Web is Good for Journalism" -- Ben Smith
  • 10:40 a.m. "If This Is How the New Journalism Is, Count Us Out!" -- Jessica Hopper
  • 11:05 a.m. "How Not to Get Squished When the Media Techtonic Plates and Paradigms Shift" -- David Carr

Session 2: Curation

  • 1:05 p.m. "In Praise of the Humble, Misunderstood Hashtag" -- Sree Sreenivasan
  • 1:30 p.m. "The Challenging Transition from Journalism to Entrepreneurship" -- Burt Herman
  • 1:55 p.m. "Real-time Curation in Storytelling" -- Michelle Royal

Session 3: Engagement

  • 2:30 p.m. "@TampaBayTraffic: Connecting a Community Around a Shared Complaint" -- Meredyth Censullo
  • 2:55 p.m. "Do I Really Need to Learn How to Program?" -- Lisa Williams
  • 3:20 p.m. "Addicted to the Like: Ratings and Readership are the Old Metrics" -- Elissa Nauful
  • Mallary Jean Tenore

    As managing editor of The Poynter Institute’s website, Poynter.org, I report on the media news industry, edit the site’s How To section, and moderate the site's live chats. I also help handle the site's social media efforts, and teach social media sessions on the side.


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