Live Blog: International Media Conference 2012 Seoul Day 1

Networked News: How New Media Is Shaping Stories in Asia and the Pacific

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SEOUL, South Korea – Journalists from across Asia and the Pacific gather at the Yonsei University in Seoul South Korea for East-West Center’s 2012 International Media Conference. This year’s theme is “Networked News: How New Media Is Shaping Stories in Asia and the Pacific”.

Day 1 of the three-day conference featured talks by Riyaad Minty, Head of Social Media at Al Jazeera, Steven Gan of MalaysiaKini and Dan Gilmore of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship.

Maria and Josh are liveblogging from the event. 

Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa is a speaker on Day 2 “Digital Innovators in Asia & the US” while Special Projects Director Michael Josh Villanueva will be conducting workshops on: “Social Media in Newsgathering & Storytelling” and how to “Supercharge your Impact through Social Media”. – Rappler.com