Years ago, I didn’t understand what designing websites for accessibility really meant. I thought that accessibility guidelines would only benefit a few users, that they would introduce unsatisfying design limitations, and that following them would take more time and money.
We’re helping throw one of the biggest journalism meets technology parties at SXSW this year — the Awesomest Journalism Party. Ever. IV. Hosted by Hacks/Hackers, a digital community of journalists and technologists helping invent the future of news and information, the party will be at Palm Door and we’ll be there with TIME, The New York Times, NPR, The Poynter Institute, and other top media companies and organizations.
What: The Awesomest Journalism Party. Ever. IV.
Where: Palm Door, 401 Sabine Street, Austin, TX (two blocks from the convention center)
When: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014
Details: Austin food truck-inspired menu. Handcrafted drinks. Photobooth from SnapFiesta.
A Hacks/Hackers Production
Platinum Sponsors: The Poynter Institute, Digital First Media
Gold Sponsors: Medill, TinyLetter, Contently
Silver Sponsors: First Look Media, ZEFR
With Support From: The New York Times, Online News Association, Alley Interactive, USC Annenberg, NPR, Wedgies, TCU, The Associated Press Stylebook, and Matter.
Bar Sponsors: Newscred, Livefyre, and Tableau Software.
Photobooth Sponsor: TIME
We’re also helping host a Texas-style cookout and Drupal Drop-In with the best of the Drupal community. It will be on the rooftop deck at Maggie Mae’s (in the center of 6th street).
Hope to see you there!