Category: Content and Distribution

New World of Photography and Visual Storytelling

The clock is ticking for many animals – they don’t live that long. Species continue to disappear at alarming rates. It’s hard getting people to care about animals, specifically those that are not considered cute and cuddly. So how do you get people to care or notice? Right now no one is talking about endangered...

Ten Big Legal Mistakes Made By Internet Companies

Regardless of whether you’re a startup or Fortune 100 company, all laws of the Internet apply equally to all. In this panel, Carl Butler, VP Legal of Angies List, and David Wong, attorney at Barnes and Thornburg LLP discuss ten nine big legal mistakes made by Internet companies and practical advice for avoiding legal pitfalls. Formation • Seeking...

Preview: Comedy is the New Journalism

“The audience is the only thing that’s going to keep journalism alive.” In a media world full of choice for news content, news satire is doing more than drawing large audiences. Programs like The Colbert Report have gained so much popularity that they are, to some, a trusted source for political news and commentary. In her...

Preview: The Power of Perception: Media and Women in Tech

With the addition of an Online Harassment Summit in the aftermath of an admitted lapse in judgement on SXSW’s part, SXSW goers got a sobering look at the unfortunate power of online threats. More unfortunate, online harassment is only one sphere in gaming and tech that desperately needs progress for women. Media representation also plays...

Interactive Reflections

During the week leading up to SXSW Interactive, I started to panic. How was I supposed to handle something most people described as overwhelming? I had never really liked crowds, I was unsure of my abilities to cover an event like Interactive, and with so many options, I had no idea how I was going to choose what to...