San Francisco Advantage

Journalism Innovations III at USF

by Edward Carpenter

The University of San Francisco will host the third annual Journalism Innovations conference on campus April 30 through May 2, to share innovative approaches sweeping the industry.

The three-day conference brings together some of the brightest minds and most innovative projects to network and share skills and ideas in one of San Francisco’s most pristine campus settings.

University of San Francisco hosts the third annual Journalism Innovations conference
Speaker topics include hyper-local collegiate journalism delivered via the Web, the influence of tech companies Google, Twitter, and Yahoo! on news dissemination, news cooperatives, blogging, and more.

Speakers from inside the news and media industry as well as industries and organization that impact media will present, including USF associate professors of media studies Dorothy Kidd and Theresa Moore, President of the Society of Professional Journalism Kevin Smith, and Sacramento Bee reporter Susan Ferriss.

Click here  for a complete schedule of events.