Los Angeles

Journalism's New Role in the Crowd Economy

  • Thursday - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Olympic Ballroom I
  • #crowdecon

Investors are pouring millions into crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter. Social media sites are reaching billions of users worldwide. In other words, communities are both financially and emotionally invested in the companies they interact with. Maria Ressa, CEO of social news network Rappler, discusses how journalism can expand beyond linear growth in this new environment. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/227214838" params="color=ff9900&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]

— This session will have recorded audio


Maria Ressa - Founder & CEO, Rappler
maria_ressa | http://www.rappler.com