Upcoming Events in Digital Media: Nov. 21 Edition

    by Sonia Paul
    November 21, 2014
    Photo by Richard Scott and used here with Creative Commons license.

    Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. If you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, use the Contact Form to let us know. Also, be sure to sign up for our Events email newsletter to get notifications about future MediaShift events.


    Journalism Under Fire in Russia
    Dec. 1, 2014, 5 p.m.
    Stabile Student Center, Columbia Journalism School, New York, N.Y.
    A conversation with two of Russia’s leading independent journalists, investigative reporter Andrei Soldatov and Nabi Abdullaev, editor-in-chief of The Moscow Times, on the state of Russian media, and the new laws and increasing government pressures news organizations and journalists face.

    Journalism After Snowden: In Defense of Leaks
    A lecture with Jill Abramson

    Dec. 3, 2014, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Columbia Journalism School, New York, N.Y.
    Part of the Journalism After Snowden series of lectures supported by The Tow Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
    Space limited; register here.


    Stop Talking About Yourself: Where to Draw the Line Between Content and Marketing
    Free Custom Webcast: December 3, 2014, 2:00 PM ET
    Join Shutterstock as it explores the changing landscape of content marketing. Identify how brands can build communities while creating content that audiences actually want to consume.
    Register here.

    AdWeek Webinar: 5 Tips to Optimize Your Omni-channel Marketing
    Online, Dec. 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m. ET
    This webinar gives an overview of the Q3 Media Intelligence Report. Participants learn how shifts in digital ad spend, improved audience targeting and the use of offline customer data online can lead to dramatic increases in performance.
    Register here.


    International Consumer Electronics Show 2015
    Jan. 6-9, 2015
    Las Vegas
    The show features exhibits giving a first look at consumer electronics like wearables, web services, digital imaging and photography, online media and video.
    Register here; use hashtag #CES2015.


    Digital Book World Conference 2015
    Jan. 13-15, 2015
    New York City
    The conference and expo brings together media, publishing and tech professionals to discuss digital content and digital publishing strategies as well as industry challenges.
    Register here; use hashtag #DBW15.

    Digiday Publishing Summit Europe
    Feb. 4-6, 2015
    Monte Carlo, Monaco
    Digiday’s annual look at the state of the global digital media business, for publishers and advertisers.
    Register here.

    Journalism After Snowden Conference
    Feb. 5, 2015
    Washington, D.C.
    One in a series of events sponsored by the Tow Foundation and the Knight Foundation seeking to answer the questions facing the press in the wake of the NSA leaks.
    Register here.

    SXSW Interactive 2015
    March 13-17, 2015
    This annual event features the brightest minds in upcoming technology, networking events and a great lineup of startup ideas from the digital community.
    Registration here; use hashtag #SXSW2015.

    GigaOm StructureData 2015
    March 18-19, 2015
    New York, N.Y.
    Thoughts on big data and the information economy.
    Register here.

    GigaOm Structure 2015
    June 17-18, 2015
    New York, N.Y.
    Meet the innovators and thinkers building infrastructure to run the applications of the future.
    Register here.


    Sonia Paul is a freelance journalist based in India, and is the editorial assistant at PBS MediaShift. She is on Twitter @sonipaul.

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