25 SxSWi panels that journalists won’t want to miss via Poynter

25 South by Southwest Interactive panels that journalists won’t want to miss – Poynter

By Mallary Jean Tenore • February 28, 2012

Crowdsourcing community projects like Tom Sawyer

Dave Olson, vice president of community at HootSuite, will share tips on how to tap into the audience for help with stories. He’ll talk about the importance of setting boundaries; understanding types of contributors and what makes them want to contribute; thwarting confusion and conflicts; and avoiding “cat herding.” He’ll also offer crowdsourcing examples that involve helping victims in disaster zones and organizing citizen reporting at the Olympic Games. || Related reading: 5 ways to get people to contribute good content for your site

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