Block by Block 2012

Thursday, September 13, 2012 - Saturday, September 15, 2012 Ideas

Featured Participants

Susan Mernit, Oakland LocalBen Ilfeld, The Sacramento PressEmily Lowery, Magic City PostMichelle Ferrier, Locally Grown NewsRusty Coats, Coats2CoatsDylan Smith, Tucson SentinelDenise Civiletti, Riverhead LocalDavid Boraks, Davidson NewsHoward Owens, The BatavianRuffin Prevost, Yellowstone GateMichele McLellan, Block By BlockBrandy Tuzon Boyd, The Natomas BuzzAmy Senk, Corona Del Mar TodayVirginia Citrano, My Verona NJLila LaHood, San Francisco Public PressAndre Natta, The TerminalEleanor Cippel, E.W. ScrippsSuzanne McBride, Austin TalksJohn  T. Ward, RedBankGreenNed Berke, Sheepshead BitesVikki Porter, Knight Digital Media Center @USCTracey Taylor, BerkeleysideJanet Coats, The Patterson FoundationJesus SanchezMargaret Freivogel, St. Louis BeaconAnne Galloway, Vermont DiggerDustin Bleizeffer, WyofileAndrew Huff, Gaper's BlocklJesse Russell, Dane 101Debbie Galant, BaristanetJodi Rave, Buffalo's FireScott Brodbeck, ARLNowHolly Bechiri, The RapidianJustin Carder, Capitol Hill BlogChris Miller, The AkronistBrian Wheeler, Charlottesville TomorrowLiz George, BaristanetJeremy Iggers, Twin Cities Daily PlanetDoug Hardy, CTNewsJunkieJoe MichaudJay Rosen, New York UniversityWilliam Macfadyen, NoozhawkLinda Lenz, Catalyst ChicagoBill Smith, Evanston NowKevin Davis, Investigative News NetworkEd Litvak, Lo-Down ProductionsJan Schaffer, J-LabSusan Mernit, Oakland LocalBen Ilfeld, The Sacramento PressEmily Lowery, Magic City PostMichelle Ferrier, Locally Grown NewsRusty Coats, Coats2CoatsDylan Smith, Tucson SentinelDenise Civiletti, Riverhead LocalDavid Boraks, Davidson NewsHoward Owens, The BatavianRuffin Prevost, Yellowstone GateMichele McLellan, Block By BlockBrandy Tuzon Boyd, The Natomas BuzzAmy Senk, Corona Del Mar TodayVirginia Citrano, My Verona NJLila LaHood, San Francisco Public PressAndre Natta, The TerminalEleanor Cippel, E.W. ScrippsSuzanne McBride, Austin TalksJohn  T. Ward, RedBankGreenNed Berke, Sheepshead BitesVikki Porter, Knight Digital Media Center @USCTracey Taylor, BerkeleysideJanet Coats, The Patterson FoundationJesus SanchezMargaret Freivogel, St. Louis BeaconAnne Galloway, Vermont DiggerDustin Bleizeffer, WyofileAndrew Huff, Gaper's BlocklJesse Russell, Dane 101Debbie Galant, BaristanetJodi Rave, Buffalo's FireScott Brodbeck, ARLNowHolly Bechiri, The RapidianJustin Carder, Capitol Hill BlogChris Miller, The AkronistBrian Wheeler, Charlottesville TomorrowLiz George, BaristanetJeremy Iggers, Twin Cities Daily PlanetDoug Hardy, CTNewsJunkieJoe MichaudJay Rosen, New York UniversityWilliam Macfadyen, NoozhawkLinda Lenz, Catalyst ChicagoBill Smith, Evanston NowKevin Davis, Investigative News NetworkEd Litvak, Lo-Down ProductionsJan Schaffer, J-LabSusan Mernit, Oakland LocalBen Ilfeld, The Sacramento PressEmily Lowery, Magic City PostMichelle Ferrier, Locally Grown NewsRusty Coats, Coats2CoatsDylan Smith, Tucson SentinelDenise Civiletti, Riverhead LocalDavid Boraks, Davidson NewsHoward Owens, The BatavianRuffin Prevost, Yellowstone GateMichele McLellan, Block By BlockBrandy Tuzon Boyd, The Natomas BuzzAmy Senk, Corona Del Mar TodayVirginia Citrano, My Verona NJLila LaHood, San Francisco Public PressAndre Natta, The TerminalEleanor Cippel, E.W. ScrippsSuzanne McBride, Austin TalksJohn  T. Ward, RedBankGreenNed Berke, Sheepshead BitesVikki Porter, Knight Digital Media Center @USCTracey Taylor, BerkeleysideJanet Coats, The Patterson FoundationJesus SanchezMargaret Freivogel, St. Louis BeaconAnne Galloway, Vermont DiggerDustin Bleizeffer, WyofileAndrew Huff, Gaper's BlocklJesse Russell, Dane 101Debbie Galant, BaristanetJodi Rave, Buffalo's FireScott Brodbeck, ARLNowHolly Bechiri, The RapidianJustin Carder, Capitol Hill BlogChris Miller, The AkronistBrian Wheeler, Charlottesville TomorrowLiz George, BaristanetJeremy Iggers, Twin Cities Daily PlanetDoug Hardy, CTNewsJunkieJoe MichaudJay Rosen, New York UniversityWilliam Macfadyen, NoozhawkLinda Lenz, Catalyst ChicagoBill Smith, Evanston NowKevin Davis, Investigative News NetworkEd Litvak, Lo-Down ProductionsJan Schaffer, J-Lab
Hotel and Parking Information | Agenda | Participants | Recorded Sessions Block by Block 2012

Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012 is the annual gathering of independent online community news publishers. It will be held Sept. 13-15, 2012 in Chicago at Loyola University.

We will live stream all general sessions here and will live stream two sessions during each breakout on Live Stream Channel 1 and Live Stream Channel 2. View agenda for full schedule of events.

This event brings together local news entrepreneurs and others interested in the emerging local news ecosystem for two days of presentations of key challenges and solutions around technology, business and revenue. It is a unique opportunity to engage with publishers of high quality, community focused news sites.

Opens with dinner Thursday, Sept. 13 and runs until Noon, Saturday, Sept. 15

Registration

General registration is now open as follows:

Publishers and staff members of independent online local news sites - up to two people per organization can attend free of charge.

General registration for non-publishers and non-vendors - $75.

Vendor/service provider registration - $300. Please sign up if you are interested in other sponsorship opportunities.

Pre-session: New research about local news in Chicago

All Block by Block conferees are welcome to attend but separate reservations are required, as space is limited. To reserve a spot, please send your RSVP to communitynews@cct.org with your name, title, organization and e-mail address. Please note that a government issued photo ID is required at the security desk in the lobby. You may arrive as early as 1:00 p.m. to avoid possible long lines at the security desk. The event will take place at the Chicago Community Trust.

For questions please contact Jeffrey Beeson, beesonj@rjionline.org or 573-882-7303.

Block by Block Institutional Sponsors: Patterson Foundation, RJI, Knight Digital Media, Knight Foundation, Knight News Innovation Lab and Loyola University Chicago

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