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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Archive for April, 2010

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)!

The Annenburg Building at Temple University has three floors where presentations will be given. However, our big schedule board will only be in the building’s atrium. To solve this problem, Carl Leiby has kindly allowed BCNI Philadelphia (again) to use his awesome scheduling application.
The application, which formats the schedule to be read on iPhones and [...]

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 [...]

Who’s coming (in logos!)

As a quick scan of our attendees list will show, BCNI draws a diverse crowd. Newspapers, startups and universities have all signed up to come.
For your logo-viewing pleasure, here are just some companies scheduled to attend:

WhoWhatNow our latest sponsor, join them!

We’re pleased to announce that WhoWhatNow has agree to sponsor BCNI’s breakfast!
The project, by University of Missouri professor and Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Jim MacMillan, aims to be a wire service for citizen journalism. MacMillan says he wants to take crowd-sourced news to the next level and find a way to reward independent journalists.  For more [...]