Long an incubator for hip tech innovations, Austin’s South by Southwest Interactive Conference features pioneers at the forefront of technology and business. Several of these events are geared towards newsrooms in an effort to help journalists integrate cutting-edge technology into their media toolkits. Here are five of the best events for journalists to attend at this year’s SXSW Interactive, running March 11-15.
Open for News: Turning Journalism Inside Out
When: Sunday March 13, 11am
The Guardian’s Deputy Editor, Ian Katz, and Digital Media Correspondent, Jemima Kiss, team up to tackle the history and implications of “open journalism,” focusing on what journalists can learn from businesses and governments who have adapted the transparent “open” model of operation.