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Posts Tagged ‘St. Petersburg Times’

5 Journalism Panels at SXSW Interactive 2012

SXSW Interactive 2012You may remember our post from back in August which featured fifteen journalism-related panels which were up for voting for inclusion into the 2012 SXSW schedule. Earlier this week, SXSW announced their 2012 schedule which includes over 5,000 events in the conference’s film, interactive and music tracks. Some events are still TBA, but the schedule will be updated the closer it moves to the conference’s opening date of March 9, 2012.

Here are just a few of the confirmed panels which should be of interest to journalists. This is a random sample of the entire schedule; you can search the full list of panels on the 2012 SXSW Schedule page.

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PolitiFact Does Print

As newspapers gear up for the 2012 campaign season, they’ll be looking for ways to provide political content that they can no longer produce in-house. Shrinking newsroom budgets have forced the layoffs of many staffers, and more and more papers are turning to third-party content to fill their (also shrinking) news holes.

Enter the PolitiFact news service. The popular site, which is part of the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, will now license its content to newspapers. The news was announced on Monday. Read more