BBG’s InnovationSeries Blog Recaps SXSW

If you weren’t able to get to Austin for South by Southwest this year, check out this roundup from the notebook of VOA’s Elizabeth Pfotzer.

From the latest on iPhone democracy, to the use of photography and video in news, to the question of trust in the digital age, Pfotzer has SXSW covered.

Also in the BBG Office of Digital & Design Innovation InnovationSeries blog, a recap of sessions looking at news in the digital age.

One conclusion: “Clearly, the trend is to connect with the audience in a much more personal, direct fashion — to use the tools viewers use and speak the language viewers speak, rather than impose the impersonal and outmoded style and voice that no longer captures attention.”