The 12th annual Klein News Innovation Camp will be unlike any other before it.
For one, it’ll be entirely virtual — that much is obvious. But being entirely virtual, this annual unconference on the future of news will allow us to try some new tricks.
Like always, the event is organized by local community media company Technically Media in partnership with Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communications. And the goal remains: to convene serious conversations and guide practical applications of best practices for driving the future of news, especially among local newsrooms. Check out our recap of the 2019 event , including topics like a decentralized web and data on diversity, for a taste of what that looks like in practice.
So what else is new? You’ll need to attend to find out. It’s all happening Saturday, Nov. 14.
We know you’re busy amid a hectic election season, so below is a quick look at the topics we’ll cover and the experts who will be discussing them.
Moral Clarity and Journalism — 10 to 10:50 a.m.
How are newsrooms part of the problem, and part of the solution?
- Wes Lowery, CBS News
- Alexis Johnson, Vice News
- Tom Rosenstiel, American Press Institute
Niche, Beat and Community Reporting — 11 to 11:50 a.m.
When, how and why can smaller, focused and expert be better?
- Elizabeth Green, Chalkbeat CEO
- Christopher Wink, Technically Media CEO
Wow, 2020 (Lunchtime Roundtable) — 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
How are newsrooms changing for the better, and the worse, because of this year?
From our Partners
- David Boardman, Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication
- Marsha Cooke, Vice VP of impact
- Sewell Chan, Los Angeles Times editorial page editor
News Organizations and Earned Income — 1 to 1:50 p.m.
How are newsrooms solving problems that people will pay for?
- Ken Doctor, Newsonomics
- Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post
Professional Development in Media and Journalism — 2 to 2:50 p.m.
How do we bring new skills, support mentorship and ensure more diverse newsrooms?
- Steve Waldman, Report for America
- Sandra Clark, WHYY
- Lu Ann Cahn, Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication
Final Remarks — 2:50 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- David Boardman, Temple University
- Christopher Wink, Technically Media
- Vincent Better, Technically Media
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