The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s 2012 Media Learning Seminar kicks off today at 10:00 am eastern. The MLS is designed for community-focused funders to explore the latest trends in investing in community news and information. Follow the live webcast at www.knightfoundation.org/live.
Highlights of this years MLS include:
- Thought leaders Dan Gillmor, founding director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship (10:15 a.m. EST) and Eli Pariser, author of The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding From You. (7:15 p.m. EST);
- Foundation leaders talking about their successful news and information projects (11:45 a.m. EST);
- A look at emerging technologies with Knight VPs Michael Maness and Paula Ellis and Amy Webb of WebbMedia (3:45 p.m. EST).
You can also follow the conference on Twitter via @knightfdn and #infoneeds.