Michael Tippett, the founder of NowPublic, will address attendees at the Massive Technology Show on APril 1st and explain how prosumers are changing the face of business, technology, and the media. NowPublic is known as a driving force in the world of "citizen journalism," but Tippett will touch on how the new ecology of newsgathering affects the relationship between business and their customers, how these changes will spread through the educational system, and how both new business opportunities and risks spring from the democratization of the media. Tippet has taken NowPublic from its founding in 2005 to an organization recognized as the largest participatory news site in the world, with reporters in over 4,000 cities worldwide An added bonus for Techvibes members is a discounted rate to attend the show, obtained by simply clicking here.
NowPublic is a participatory news network which mobilizes an army of reporters to cover the events that define our world. In twelve short months, the company has become one of the fastest growing news organizations with thousands of reporters in over 140 countries. During Hurricane Katrina, NowPublic had more reporters in the affected area than most news organizations have on their entire staff. NowPublic... more
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