Media & Journalism

March 13-17

Convergence Track

The Media & Journalism Track explores how the processes of news, analysis, and content distribution are being impacted by technology and society. These sessions also examine the fast-changing media industry landscape, as older institutions and newer organizations battle for consumer attention.

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2019 Featured Speakers Trevor Noah & The Daily Show News Team - Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

2019 Featured Speakers Trevor Noah & The Daily Show News Team - Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

About Media & Journalism Track

 

Join professionals in this space as they discuss adapting to an ever-changing landscape.

Discover something new from the 2019 sessions like AI and the Future of Journalism, Easy to Fool? Journalism in the Age of Deepfakes, and Let’s Ask the Men: Ending the Newsroom Gender Gap.


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Advertisers’ Responsibility in the Digital Age

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How Data Helps to Unleash Creativity in Media

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2019 Speaker Highlights

What's Next For News - Meredith Kopit Levien - 2019 - Photo by Manuel H Gonzales Jr

Meredith Kopit Levien

Executive VP & COO

The New York Times

The Human Cost of Journalism - Colin Nagy - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Colin Nagy

Head of Strategy

FF

The Human Cost of Journalism - Karen Attiah - 2019 - Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

Karen Attiah

Global Opinions Editor

The Washington Post

The Human Cost of Journalism - Ilana Ozernoy - 2019 - Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

Ilana Ozernoy

VP, Communications

News Corp

The Human Cost of Journalism - Courtney Radsch - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Courtney Radsch

Director of Advocacy

Committee to Protect Journalists

The Battle of Local News vs Disinformation - R.L. Nave - 2019 - Photo by Scott Paxton

R.L. Nave

Editor-in-Chief

Mississippi Today

New Yorkers Lizy Donnelly Drawing Disruption - 2019 - Photo by Naveed Parekh

Liza Donnelly

Cartoonist, Writer & Speaker

The New Yorker Magazine

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About the SXSW Conference

 

SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Learn more about Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Session Formats across the 20 Tracks of programming for the 2020 SXSW Conference.

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