Ideas and discussion from BxB2010 Summit

Thinking about a community news start up? Tune in to our boot camp live blog Sunday-Wednesday

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Knight Digital Media Center is hosting a boot camp for the latest winners of the Knight Foundation‘s Community Information Challenge. We’ll be live blogging sessions on social media, working with Web developers, community outreach and partnerships, working with volunteers and Web metrics. (KDMC and KF are BxB2010 co-sponsors.)

Here’s a schedule of live sessions and a link to the live feed:


Live blog

Sunday, October 3, 2010
1:45-3:00 p.m
Your Project – From Idea to Implementation
Susan Mernit, Oakland Local

Monday, October 4, 2010
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Your Community, Your Team—Involving the right people and partners in your project from the start
Susan Mernit, Oakland Local

10:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m. Web Development 101: Getting Your Site Right From the Beginning
Lisa Williams, Placeblogger

12:30 -1:45 p.m. Government 2.0
Laurel Ruma, O’Reilly Media

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
9:00 -10:30 a.m. Content 101: Training and Working with Volunteer Contributors
Kwan Booth, Oakland Local

10:45-12:15 p.m. Using Social Media to Promote Your Project and Engage Users
Susan Mernit

12:30-1:45 p.m. Looking Ahead to Sustainability
Rusty Coats, Media Consultant

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

9:00 -10:30 a.m. Web Metrics
Dana Chinn, Lecturer, USC Annenberg School of Journalism


Written by Michele Mclellan

October 2, 2010 at 6:09 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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