Spent Friday at Seizing the Moment, the sold-out, end-of-summer Garage/Summer Institute at San Francisco State University featuring a rich array of speakers who provided training in multimedia, new media, social media and more. I gave a 90-minute Social Media Bootcamp with Susan Mernit, and I’ll post the presentation on Monday.
Above is Benjamin Jealous, president of the NAACP, whose talk ended the conference. (I enjoyed meeting him and admire his work.) Here’s an 11-picture photo set of Seizing the Moment.
The slideshow offers eight different areas of social networking that news publishers — anyone from a single individual to a full newsroom — can leverage to engage people around news events in a more robust, interactive way. Specifically: