View the story "Knight Media Learning Seminar 2013: Day One" on Storify] Knight Media Learning Seminar 2013: Day One Tweets, posts and photos from the sixth annual Knight Media Learning Seminar — an annual gathering of leaders in philanthropy, media and tech.
Elise Hu· Mon, Feb 11 2013 17:45:45
Nine insights on taking community information projects from idea to impactIt's almost time for our sixth annual Media Learning Seminar, where community and place-based foundations will gather to discuss how to c...
RT @TurboVote: We're at the @knightfdn #infoneeds expo, talking civic engagement with community leaders: http://twitpic.com/c2kxoxBuck Allen
@knightfdn Media Learning Seminar #infoneeds with @BGCF @cfgnh @GiveRichmond #donoredge @GuideStarUSA partnersLori Larson
RT @knightfdn: Great orgs demoing at #infoneeds Expo including @zeega @publicstuff @turbovote @civiccommons @springboardarts & more http://pic.twitter.com/oZhmeIKXPublicStuff
Off to day 1 of @knightfdn Media Learning Seminar. Join in via livestream at http://knightfoundation.org/livestream! Yay for #infoneeds in communities!Elizabeth R. Miller
Here we go! “@knightfdn Media Learning Seminar starts now with special announcement from @ibarguen http://kng.ht/10mi49B #infoneeds”Christopher Goett
3-2-1 liftoff! @ibarguen welcomes @knightfdn media learning seminar attendees. #infoneedsCynthia Ragland
A full house for @ibarguen's opening remarks at @knightfdn #infoneeds conference: http://twitpic.com/c2ts0nKathryn Peters
@knightfdn Media Learning Seminar is the highlight of our year too! #infoneedsCommunity Foundation
Well-functioning democracy depends on free fliow of news and info; foundations must support, says @ibarguen #infoneedsGeneva Overholser
Hear hear! “@knightfdn: #Foundations can & should play an important role in meeting #infoneeds of communities. @ibarguen”Bill Hanson
Changes by new, disruptive tech = need to explore new civic engagement strategies these past 5 yrs @ibarguen @knightfdn #infoneedsChristopher Goett
Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibarguen addresses 400+ community foundation staff, board #infoneedsLouanne Walters
"I'm not kidding myself, I know it's February in Miami," says @ibarguen. #infoneedsLisa Williams
Fewer than 200 here 5 years ago. Now 400 #infoneeds Foundations now have info provision as central part of their activities says @ibarguenGeneva Overholser
Knight Community Information Challenge will be extended for more years. #KCIC #infoneedsOmaha Community Fdn
#infoneeds open gov't empowers citizens to make positive change. @ibarguen references http://newschallenge.org to get info on challenge.Mary Molinaro
@lbarguen "government represents an opportunity to give residents the means to information to change communities street by street #infoneedsZach Vruwink
Here's a post from Knight President Alberto Ibargüen that details his announcement that kicked off the 2013 Media Learning Seminar.
Expanded committment to community information needsToday in Miami, we at Knight Foundation are renewing our commitment to helping community and place-based funders meet their local communi...
.@ibarguen: We're also focusing on mobile, it's estimated that by 2016, half of web data accessed will be through mobile devices #infoneedsKnight Foundation
2nd area of focus: * Mobile. By 2016 half of web data access will be through mobile devices. #infoneedsJames LaRue
By 2016, half of web data will be accessed via mobile. #infoneeds @knightfdnCommunity Foundation
Get EveryoneOn @knightfdn: To help reduce digital divide, @Connect2Compete offers low-cost Internet, computers, digital training #infoneedsPaula Ellis
Need to meet people where they are. “@knightfdn: A digital age foundation would not shy away from tech. #infoneeds http://kng.ht/wzbZ8x”Bill Hanson
@Ibarguen @knightfdn 20% of US adults hav made charitable contributions online #infoneedsraulreis2001
Knight's Mayur Patel led the opening plenary session featuring three leaders from community foundations who've experienced success stories in the news and information space. Speakers were:
, CEO, Silicon Valley Community Foundation Emmett Carson , President, Central Carolina Community Foundation JoAnn Turnquist , Sr. Development Officer, Greater New Orleans Foundation Josephine Everly
Match Days helps citizens engage with their communities. @Ibarguen #infoneeds @knightfdnDonnell S Mersereau
Community and placed-based foundations are pivotal to enhancing the quality of life of our communities via new tech and #infoneedsChristopher Goett
#infoneeds @siliconvalleycf ceo sharing re highspeed rail simulator project 2010susanmernit
If news and info is in trouble, so is civic life. #infoneeds @knightfdnDonnell S Mersereau
Starting with a focus on Digital Literacy, Central Carolina Cty Fdtn developed digital storytelling project with seniors. #infoneedsBAVC
Interpersonal relationships lead to broader community engagement to affect positive change.#Communityfdn #leadership #infoneeds #donoredgeLori Larson
Potential of Tech for Community Requires Leadership - "To bring people together, first be open to all of them." @JoAnnTurnquist #infoneedsJoseph Beyer
.@emmettcarson talks about challenge of getting people to use the #infoneeds tools that are developed. >me: leverage grantee networks?Social Capital Inc.
#infoneeds Everything looks like a failure when you ate in the middle of it- Patel. So true!Mary Molinaro
Silicon Valley Com. Fdn.'s Emmett Carson says #infoneeds work can't be a side project, but must be embedded in the core work foundations do.Jordan Wirfs-Brock
A shifting role: community foundations create dialogues, address access issues, become an incubator for product development. #infoneedsJenna Buehler
Interesting: @siliconvalleycf wants to be an incubator for developing civic tech projects that can b used across country #infoneeds @nptechMarika
What's next? Turnquist: don't forget there are still folks behind the tech curved. #infoneedsJames LaRue
Technology is proven. It's the content that's hard. Make the work more dialogic to be responsive to commty needs. #infoneedsLinda Perry Barr
MT @genevaoh: True fdtns are risk-averse. Also true jounos not coming to us w/ ideas to address major challenges: Emmett Carson #infoneedsAmy Gahran
Progressive media generally has 3 months of operating expenses. Most are living hand to mouth. What can be done about this? #infoneedsLinda Perry Barr
Six lessons on how community foundations met #infoneeds, empowered citizensAs mainstream media continues its fast-paced change, community foundations are adapting aggressively to fill information needs. Leaders f...
The lunch session featured show-and-tell from community foundations that shared their "moments of truth".
Really excited to hear about the Feet in Two Worlds project in NYC: http://Fi2w.org - bookmarked reading for later. #infoneedsBAVC
Adirondack Community Trust's Cali Brooks live at the Knight Foundation conference: http://www.knightfoundation.org/live/. #infoneeds in the North Country.VT Community Fdn
Deep reporting+front-porch news--musts with attrition of newspapers, says El Paso fdtn leader. 501c3 status essential for jour #infoneedsGeneva Overholser
The viral power of story: Community News Commons tale about driver who gave the shoes off his feet: http://www.communitynewscommons.org/our-city/health-safety/winnipeg-transit-drivers-amazing-act-of #infoneedsJ Groves
Next up @StuComstockGay discussing VT Digger and importance of online state-wide presence for a web based info portal #infoneedsChristopher Goett
Big shout-out at Knight news seminar to our friends to the north, VTDigger. A top flight state news site. http://vtdigger.org #infoneedsJohn Mooney
When thinking about content, what does the community want? Have to connect with them. @knightfdn #infoneedsCommunity Foundation
MT @lorilarson_kc: Qual of life depends on #civic infrastructure & #socialchange. #DonorEdge @GuideStarUSA is platform 4 action #infoneedsGuideStar USA
Community foundations share moments of truthDuring this week's Media Learning Seminar, community foundation leaders shared snapshots of their local information projects. Here's a re...
Our #infoneeds livestream is on hiatus for afternoon breakouts. We’ll be back at 3:45 pm ET w @michaelmaness @f_dust http://kng.ht/LYbiQ4Knight Foundation
Exploring community information ideas for @miamidadecounty, @knightfdn partners. Community data breakout,next. #opengov #opendata #infoneedsMike Sarasti
Nerd Alert - transmedia geeks should check out @G4C Games For Change Breakout Session at @KnightFDN with @MByrd - #infoneeds baby.Joseph Beyer
.@andysherry gives example of how investing 40% of a think tank's budget in communications led to big growth. #infoneedsSocial Capital Inc.
The afternoon session featured IDEO's Fred Dust and Knight's Michael Maness on how to use human-centered design strategies to make an impact.
Fred Dust: "Sometimes you CAN see the future." From first ATM to square and the disappearance of cash. #infoneeds @michaelmaness @ideoAndrea Saenz
Good design stems from context, empathy, spending time with the people you are designing for #infoneeds @f_dust @ideoJordan Wirfs-Brock
Build empathy for the people for whom you are designing. #infoneedsLeBreon Simone
.@f_dust: When you can unlock empathic understanding of people you're designing for, you get better solutions #infoneedsAndrew Haeg
good insight comes from real insight from real people, @f_dust -getting that feedback is harder than asking for it. #infoneeds”Stuart Comstock-Gay
#infoneeds "accepted beliefs burn time and energy" - remember to question your assumptions @f_dust @knightfdnDenver Foundation
Need to grow muscle around observation and anthropology in order to understand & design for behavior - @michaelmaness #infoneedslaura zabel
#infoneeds Knight VP Michael Maness: Very important to use human-centered design for local news-info -- be a fly on the wallEric Newton
Still shot from #infoneeds. Loving our informed and engaged audience! #philanthropyKnight Foundation
.@f_dust: The practice of watching and observing is a critical skill we need to reconnect with #infoneedsAndrew Haeg
Be a fly on the wall...watch what's going on. Observe and watch how ppl behave to expand your perspectives. @knightfdn #infoneedsCommunity Foundation
"Find an alien. Discover someone who doesn't think like you. Go to lunch." @michaelmaness #infoneedsAndrea Saenz
How human-centered design thinking can transform community mediaProducts like Apple's first mouse, standup toothpaste and Sealy mattresses were all conceived by IDEO, an influential firm that has pione...
Over dinner, Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibargüen summed up some key findings from the day before bringing on keynote speaker Univision networks Cesar Conde.
.@ibarguen recapping some key findings from the day...and launching some working groups to address issues raised. #infoneedsSocial Capital Inc.
Media Learning Seminar dinner. Good food and a talk coming up by the President of Univision. #infoneedsRobertaFKing
Univision is the largest purveyor of Spanish-language news in the world. The company president, Cesar Conde, gave the final talk of the MLS opening day.
Joining the @knightfdn at the #infoneeds conference @Univision President, @csrconde. #teamUnivision http://yfrog.com/obvczbkjMonique Rodriguez
Quiero darle la bienvenida a nuestro a #FUSION a la familia @Univision @ABC @UniMas @csrconde @RandyFalco! ¡Felicidades! #LatismDiego Garces
@csrconde takes the stage to discuss the shift or better, demographic changes in our country. Tech, media & how it shapes lives. #infoneedsZach Vruwink
@csrconde: One in six Americans is of Latino descent, and soon one in five will be. Peel it back and look at age shift, education #infoneedsRobertson Adams
Compelling talk by @csrconde President of Univision at Media Learning Seminar. Hispanic audiences rule. #infoneedsRobertaFKing
According 2 Cesar Conde, prez of univision, latinos r adding 50k per month to voter rolls in the US #infoneedsDonnaFrisbyGreenwood
RT @knightfdn: Our country's demographic changes: 1 in every 4 school age children are Hispanic/Latino - @csrconde #infoneeds http://kng.ht/wzbZ8xSusan Dix Lyons
Tech leapfrog effect with American Latino community over-indexing in digital tech usage. Univision Prez @CsrConde #infoneedsKnightSiliconValley
Fusion aims to launch in Sept 2013 says @csrconde #infoneedsSocial Capital Inc.
Inform. Entertain. Empower = Univision’s purpose statement via @CsrConde #infoneedsChristopher Goett
So much content for #socialchange & #socialgood!If your #Communityfdn isn't here, be here next year. #infoneeds #donoredge @GuideStarUSALori Larson
That's it for us from Miami tonight. See you tomorrow and on the livestream at knightfoundation.org/live