Sports Media: The Beat Goes Gone?

The new SXSW Interactive Sports Track allows attendees insight into various aspects of sports media. Panelists Kevin Arnovitz, Kathleen Hessert, Jonathan Abrams, Johnny Ludden and Tom James discussed the future of the sports beat reporter in today’s social world.

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Maps of Time: Data As Narrative featuring an interview with Storify co-founder Burt Herman

Storify co-founder Burt Herman joined a renowned group of panelists in a discussion about data and the stories we want to tell. Words are powerful tools and creating narratives allows people to connect with one another. This panel gave insight into how imperative it is to use data as narratives in

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Storytelling Beyond Words: New Forms of Journalism

Journalism is evolving into a more engaging, consumer-oriented format. The problem is that many institutions are slow to adopt and are essentially constrained by their content management systems. So what can journalists and educators do to get with the times?

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140 Characters vs. 14000 Words: The New Long Form

David Plotz, Editor of Slate Magazine and Evan Ratliff, Founder & Editor of The Atavist discussed how long-form journalism can prevail in this age of 140 characters or less. Plotz and Ratliff offered examples of how they utilize consumer interaction and engagement to drive traffic.

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