I recently headed off to the BBC to hear Nic Newman present his paper ‘The rise of social media and its impact on mainstream journalism’. They recorded the session so you might want to keep an eye on Reuters site for a better recording.
You can right click ‘save target’ for the MP3 here or listen below.[audio:http://dandavies23.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/rise-of-social-media-impact-mainstream-journo-bbc-discussion.mp3]
The discussion took place in the chamber facing a picture of Lord Reith which the chair points out at the beginning. Some notes and live twittering to accompany this talk can be found at Caroline Beavon’s site. This is the post from Chiara Bolognini.