May 18, 2012 - May 19, 2012
Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California
In partnership with The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism
About the Seminar
The Knight Digital Media Center and The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism hosted a two-day workshop in New York for 24 members of independent ethnic and community media. The specially designed mobile training session covered topics such as why mobile matters to community media, how community media can make money from mobile, and how to jumpstart a mobile strategy with social media.
The workshop was by invitation only.
May 18, 2012, 6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Welcome and Introduction
- Vikki Porter, Director, Knight Digital Media Center, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
- Garry Pierre-Pierre, Executive Director, Community and Ethnic Media Initiative, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
May 18, 2012, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Phone Play and Mobile Website Demos
Exercises to explore the mobile media experience. Learn how to use the kinds of mobile offering the capabilities you might want to use to provide for the information needs of your community.
- Amy Gahran, Senior Editor of OaklandLocal.com, Digital Media Consultant
May 18, 2012, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
How Community Media Can Make Money from Mobile
Tools and strategies to create and sell ad-supported mobile offerings that help your bottom line. Where’s the best place to start, from a business perspective?
Editor and General Manager Westchester, Hispano Newspaper, westchesterHispano.net
Founder and Executive Director Association of African Journalists & Writers Ugandans Abroad, www.ugandansabroad.org
Audrey J. Bernard
Editor, New York Beacon News Electronic Urban Report, eurweb.com
Elseah W. Chea
Publisher/Managing Editor Hempstead/Uniondale Times, www.hutimes.com
City Editor, World Journal, www.worldjournal.com
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