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Hurley Symposium, National Press Club

On April 26, Jessica Clark spoke at the University of Missouri School of Journalism's Curtis B. Hurley Symposium—The Future of Public Broadcasting: Innovating to Connect Communities.

National Conference for Media Reform

Researcher Jessica Clark organized a panel on public media innovators for the 2011 conference in Boston. Pat Aufderheide presented as part of the panel on fair use.

2011 South by Southwest Panel on Music Distribution

At South by Southwest the Center for Social Media hosted a panel tackling the media and music industry piracy claims in, "Neither Pirates nor Moguls: Grey Areas in Music Distribution."

2011 South by Southwest Panel: Putting the Public Back in Public Media

CSM's Jessica Clark moderated this panel, which explored the national and local PubCamps.

Newseum's Advocacy Journalism in the Digital Age Conference

The Newseum's Conference brought together journalists and activists to discuss the blurring of lines between their fields. Center for Social Media staff advised on topics and speakers.

Aspen Institute's Roundtable on Public Media

Future of Public Media Project Director Jessica Clark was part of a round table discussion with leaders of public media to suss out public media reform.

Brazil's TV Publica Conference

The Center for Social Media's Jessica Clark presented at an event hosted by TV Publica in Belem, Brazil on December 1st through the 5th. Her presentation focused on university-based training and professional development for public media makers and managers.

Telecom's Future: Lessons from the Ghost of Policy Past

The Center for Social Media co-organized with the New America Foundation, and the Media Access Project to present a panel about the future of public media in respect to the lessons offered from our past. Jessica Clark from the Center for Social Media was part of a panel alongside author of Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications, Richard R. John.

2010 National Public Media Camp

On November 19th through the 21st the Center for Social Media's Angelica Das and Jessica Clark co-organized the "PubCamp" alongside NPR and PBS at American University.

Beyond the Buzz: Why Public Media Need Social Networking

Learn how social networking can help you engage more deeply with your community in this archived webinar presented by the National Center for Media Engagement in partnership with the Center for Social Media. CSM's Jessica Clark and Deanna Zandt discuss how public media can draw upon their natural assets to grow audience and deepen the relevance and impact of public media through social networking. 

Personal Democracy Forum

Center for Social Media's Jessica Clark showcased new models of public and collaborative media in a session at the Personal Democracy Forum in New York on June 3-4, 2010. 

2009 National Public Media Camp

On October 17th and 18th at American University, CSM hosted the Public Media Camp, co-organized by NPR and PBS. The event was created to answer the question posed by organizers – “What if we brought together all sorts of people interested in collaborating with public radio and public TV, to see what we could come up with, including digital tools, citizen journalism and other types community-centered initiatives?”

Beyond Broadcast 2009

CSM staff co-organized the 2009 Beyond Broadcast conference, which was held at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School on June 3-5. The event's theme was "Public Service Media from Local to Global."

International Communications Association Preconference Session

CSM staff organized a full-day session titled "Remapping Public Media" preceding the 2009 ICA Conference.

Beyond Broadcast 2008

CSM staff hosted and co-organized the 3rd annual Beyond Broadcast conference, titled "Mapping Public Media,"on June 17th, 2008 at American University. Roundtable discussions, demos and exhibits examined the explosion of digital, participatory maps as public media, and as tools for visualizing the radical shifts in our media terrain. This rapporteur's report offers highlights of the day's events, and includes audio and video of speakers and multimedia presentations. 

Beyond Broadcast 2007

CSM staff co-organized the 2007 Beyond Broadcast conference, titled "From Participatory Culture to Participatory Democracy," hosted at MIT on February 24-27. 

Beyond Broadcast 2006

CSM staff co-organized the first  Beyond Broadcast on May 12-13 2006, hosted by Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society. The theme was "Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture."

Convening: Public Accountability in Public Media

On February 16-17 2006, CSM organized a convening of public broadcasting practitioners, journalists, communications scholars and others to discuss editorial standards for public media projects.

Convening: Cyberpublics

On January 11-13, 2006, CSM organized a convening to discuss how participatory technologies and citizen journalism might intersect with public media.

Convening: Local Media Engagements

On October 25-26, 2005, CSM organized a convening at the Charles F. Kettering Foundation offices in Dayton, Ohio to discuss a research agenda for public engagement via local media.