Wednesday Buzz: Spotlight on Association Media
A peek at one of the biggest association publishing meetings of the year, wrapping up today. Plus: An online superstar ditches content curation for originality.
If you’re not in Washington, DC, attending the 2015 Association Media & Publishing Annual Meeting as it nears its conclusion today, you can still keep track of the final sessions by following the #AMP15 hashtag.
Here’s just a sample of the goings-on from the three days of the conference:
We were honored to win several AM&P Excel awards on Monday night, which gives us the opportunity to thank you and all of our readers for sticking with us for the past year—it’s been a blast!
Social Media Experiment of the Day
We know that trade groups and corporations are experimenting with live-streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope, and forward thinkers in the association space are embracing these new platforms. AM&P live-streamed this morning’s session by keynoter Ann Michael, president of Delta Think, and communications pro Maggie McGary streamed a tweet-up on Tuesday.
Other Good Reads
The popular viral-focused publisher Upworthy is shifting its identity from content curator to original content producer, as Capital New York reporter Nicole Levy writes.
“Does the rise of ephemeral content spell the death of archives?” Nieman Fellow and Poynter contributor Melody Kramer asks that question, and we’ll let her analysis of the issue speak for itself.