This year, the PepsiCo Pavilion is going to highlight the intersection of analog and digital. Tune in, take notes and help them make sense of it all!
Austin Convention Center: 1st floor, Palazzo, SW Corner
The digital era has taken media in Latin America by surprise. While some media groups jumped in right away, others are still trying to decide how to (or if they should) join the digital and Social Media sphere. At the same time, new social media are approaching the Web audience by delivering relevant, timely and sometimes ad-free content. For example, YouTube recently broadcast the entire Copa America (a very popular regional soccer tournament) using a dedicated channel on its website, thus challenging the TV monopolies in several countries of the region.
This session will focus on presenting the various approaches to Web 2.0 in media across Latin America. Attendees will gain a better perspective on demographic, political and cultural differences within the region, and the correlation with the main media groups accross the various countries. The session will include success stories to provide a more thorough picture.
by Frank Rose
Frank Rose signs his book ‘The Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation Is Remaking Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the Way We Tell Stories’ at the SXSW bookstore.
John Romano and Evan Carroll sign their book ‘Your Digital Afterlife: When Facebook, Flickr and Twitter Are Your Estate, What's Your Legacy?’ at the SXSW bookstore.
9th–13th March 2012