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New Media Unplugged: Uncapped Live Technically Philly + 215mag.com welcomes indie publishers

How communities find news and information is of great importance and often has a tease to technology. Next Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Technically Philly and 215mag.com are hosting New Media Unplugged, something of a workshop and meet-and-greet with Philadelphia indie publishers. Consider it a slightly more evolved blogger meetup. It’s […]

How communities find news and information is of great importance and often has a tease to technology.
Next Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Technically Philly and 215mag.com are hosting New Media Unplugged, something of a workshop and meet-and-greet with Philadelphia indie publishers. Consider it a slightly more evolved blogger meetup. It’s happening at the historic Sigma Sound, 212 N. 12th, just north of Race Street.
More info here and the Facebook invite here. We’ll have some free beer, so please RSVP so we know what to plan for.
The event is sponsored by Vitamin Water, as part of its #UncappedLive event series, spread over 16 days.

New Media Unplugged: indie publishers event

  • Tues. Sept. 6
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Sigma Sound Studios
  • 212 N. 12th, north of Race Street
  • RSVP here
  • Free beer

Doors open at 6 p.m., at 6:30 p.m., we’ll highlight some of the coolest things happening in Philadelphia web communities and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., we encourage everyone introduces herself to every other person in the room.
Among others, we’ll welcome a handful of Philly’s best talk about who they are and what they’ve learned:

  • Generocity.org: David Raible, the executive director of the new nonprofit-focused niche news site will talk about its launching and plans for scale.
  • NakedPhilly: Mr Fox will be in attendance to talk about his strategy for building a community.
  • Geekadelphia: Co-founder Eric Smith will talk about the recent Philly Geek Awards and having success with events
  • NEast Philly: Shannon McDonald, the founder of the Northeast hyperlocal, on helping partnerships with sites like Yahoo and hurting partnerships with coverage like the popular Right NEast/Wrong NEast feature.
  • DrinkPhilly: Adam Schmidt, the president and founder of the popular nightlife news site will talk about building a business around news.
  • Technically Philly: Co-founder Chris Wink, yes, this author, will talk about Philly Tech Week.

Little Giant Media, a sponsor of Philly Tech Week 2011, is working with Vitamin Water to host the event series.

Companies: Little Giant Media / NEast Philly / Vitamin Water
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