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Northern Voice 2009 Speaker Submission: Examining Twitter's Impact on News Media - MasterMaq.ca Blog
I'll be making my way to Vancouver once again this February for Northern Voice – Canada's blogging and social media conference. I've attended every year since the event started in 2005, with varying levels of participation. In that first year, I was on a media panel. In 2006 and 2007, I did some recording and podcasting of the sessions. And last year, I was just a regular attendee. This year, I'd like to throw my hat in the ring to be a speaker. What would I like to talk about? Why, Twitter of course! The deadline for speaker submissions is Friday. My intent with this post is to get some feedback – do you think what I'm pitching here would be an interesting and worthwhile session? Here's what I'm thinking: Examining Twitter's Impact on News Media Whether you "get it" or not, Twitter has changed news media forever. The microblogging service continues its push into the mainstream, and is wreaking all kinds of havoc along the way! In this session we're going to see how Twitter is