The Teeth on the Gears of Your Engagement Machine

Grant Barrett is the Engagement Editor at non-profit news community site Voice of San Diego. In this talk, Barrett discusses the importance of "social news" - "the stuff that could change the fabric of the city." Barrett says: "The journalist is the guide. The reporter isn't just a person who generates copy - s/he's a person who guides the community toward answers."

This presentation was delivered as part of the workshop: Jun 13-17 2011 Web 2.0 Training

An archived video webcast of this presentation can be seen below.

Grant Barrett is the Engagement Editor at non-profit news community site voiceofsandiego.org. In this talk, Barrett discusses the importance of "social news" - "the stuff that could change the fabric of the city." Barrett says: "The journalist is the guide. The reporter isn't just a person who generates copy - s/he's a person who guides the community toward answers."