What is a BarCamp?

A BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment.

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Who is coming?

Media executives, startups, editors, reporters, programmers, students to name a few

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Thanks for coming!

First, nothing should be said about BCNI without thanking the Temple University Department of Journalism as the event’s main sponsor. Without , the conference would have been in my basement in Fishtown, and nobody wants that.
I’d also like to thank eMediaVitals for picking up the tab to try taping the sessions, Technically Philly for the labor [...]

SPJ to sponsor BCNI

Coming in at the 11th hour, the Society of Professional Journalists has announced that they will be lending support to BarCamp on Saturday.

We thank SPJ for its help this year (and last)!

We asked our friends at the GPTMC: Where can BCNI attendees get some grub?
Surprisingly they pointed out a whole bunch of newly opened restaurants that even locals like us weren’t aware of. Happy dining!
New Offerings From Celebrated Chefs:

On the heels of opening MidAtlantic Restaurant & Tap Room last fall, chef Daniel Stern has [...]

Where should I stay?

Several people have asked where is the best place to stay for BCNI.
It is probably best to stay in Center City Philadelphia and take the Broad Street Line to the event. Click the picture to the right to see our quick illustration of the area you want your hotel to be in. The closer your [...]

And we’re back

Hello World!
BarCamp NewsInnovation is just over 100 days away, and we’re hard at work to make this even rock. In case you were unaware, BarCamp NewsInnovation (BCNIPhilly) is an unconference focused specifically on journalism, news and media.
We’ll be adding more details in the weeks to come, but please poke around and register for the event.

All Media from BCNIPhilly 09

More details to come soon. But we just want to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and all the people that helped make BCNIPhilly possible.
After we let the dust settle for a few days, check back here for a list of reactions from around the Web. If you have any photos, video or text you’d [...]