Scott Kirsner: Covering a beat where social media & multimedia collide. Jan 17 @ Boston Globe

From: Matt C.
Sent on: Thursday, January 3, 2013 2:25 PM

WHAT'S HAPPENING: What does it mean to cover a topic area using new tools and technologies, as the relationship with sources and readers is changing? Scott Kirsner will share some of his experiences and ask you for your help brainstorming about what's next.

Scott has been thinking digital thoughts since he was part of the team that launched Boston.com in 1995. He writes the popular Innovation Economy blog for Boston.com and has been writing a column for the Boston Globe since 2000.

His work has also appeared in Wired, Fast Company, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and Variety. Scott is also the author of the books "Fans, Friends & Followers" and "Inventing the Movies," was the editor of "The Convergence Guide: Life Sciences in New England," and was a contributor to "The Good City: Writers Explore 21st Century Boston."

Scott also helps organize several local events on entrepreneurship, including the Nantucket Conference and Future Forward.

WHERE: Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester

WHEN: Thurs, Jan. 17 @ 7 pm

TRANSPORTATION: Plenty of free parking at the Globe (135 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester) or an easy 7 min walk from the Red Line's JFK/UMass stop.

WHAT ELSE?: Free refreshments (including the famous Globe caf cookies!)

 

 

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