McKenna To Speak At 2011 SXSW Interactive

I’m delirious at the prospect of attending and speaking at this year’s SXSW Interactive Conference on March 14th with Greg Ferenstein and Josh Catone from Mashable. I will be in Austin, TX from March 11-15, 2011.

Social Media Breakfast Chicago: How To Respond To Critical Bloggers

I’ve been asked me to lead a roundtable at the next Social Media Breakfast Chicago breakfast meeting, “How to engage with critical bloggers”. This event is sold out, but I promise to give you a report afterward.

Financial Journalism and Its Discontents: Covering Auditors’ Role in the Crisis

Bloggers and other non-traditional media have the disadvantages, though, of fewer resources, no editor and the reputation for being irresponsible and scurrilous that we think is undeserved. The financial “blogosphere” acts as a collective editor, filtering out and demoting inaccurate unfair and irresponsible accounts, and promoting useful, inventive and original content in a collaborative way that mitigates each of our own limitations…”