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Thursday, August 22 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Next News Now (50-min panel)

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The future of news is digital — and the digital news and content landscape is rapidly being being revolutionized by new apps, platforms and tools designed to expand the capabilities of reporters, editors, producers and broadcasters. This session offers a rich, interactive eyes-on look at disruptive technologies that are poised to change the landscape of news media, and an interactive panel discussion with the Asian American tech leaders and entrepreneurs who are helping to develop and popularize them.

Twitter: @aaja, #AAJAnext

Location: Nassau East 

Speakers
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Andrew Lih

Author, The Wikipedia Revolution
Andrew Lih is an associate professor of journalism at American University, and the author of "The Wikipedia Revolution: How a bunch of nobodies created the world’s greatest encyclopedia", the only nonfiction narrative account about the influential online community. After founding one of the first dot-com companies in New York in 1994, he created the new media program at the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he... Read More →
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Michael Logan

Next Media Animation
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Uyen Tieu

Former Chief Advertising Strategist // Co-founder, Microsoft // Rumble
Uyen Tieu, is co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Rumble.me, a tech startup that has created the first truly integrated mobile publisher platform. She is also the creator of ScholarFund.org, an online platform that allows people to create individual or crowd funded scholarships and builds a sustainable community network to match students to the scholarships. Prior to launching Rumble.me, she served as Head of Global Strategy for the Microsoft... Read More →
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Pamela Woon

Executive Producer, Microsoft Digital Media
Pamela Woon is executive producer, Microsoft Digital Media, where she leads the creation of video documentaries that explore the implications of technology on society. Prior to joining Microsoft, she was Trends Expert and on-air correspondent for Yahoo!, covering technology news and search trends on behalf of Yahoo!'s business partners.
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Jeff Yang

Writer, Wall Street Journal
Jeff Yang (moderator) writes the weekly column Tao Jones for the Wall Street Journal Online, and is a frequent contributor to WNYC radio, as a pundit on Friday Follow panel on PRI's "The Takeaway" and as "Pop & Politics" correspondent for "The Brian Lehrer Show." Prior to joining the Journal, for seven years, Yang wrote Asian Pop, a biweekly column on Asian and Asian American media, entertainment, technology and culture for the San... Read More →


Thursday August 22, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019