Media futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson is recognized one of the world’s leading media futurists and keynote speakers. For over a dozen years he has been researching, writing, speaking, and consulting about the future of media and news. Dawson works with a range of clients around the world on helping to create a positive future for media organizations and the media industry amidst rapid change.

Keynote speaker topic – Creating the Future of Media


Media is at the very heart of society and business. Today the media landscape is changing at a dramatic pace, impacting every company and every individual. Futurist Ross Dawson argues that quality media and news has a robust future, but it requires very different approaches and revenue models in a post-channel world. Learn about crowdsourcing in media, how professionals and amateurs can best be brought together, news source reputation, media personalisation, the role of automated media production, news crowdfunding, and news discovery in social channels – a vision of news in a richly connected world. Discover the driving forces in the media landscape, and how to profit from the shifts that are transforming the world of media and marketing.

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Following is a video of Ross Dawson’s keynote at Schibsted NEXT conference in Oslo, Norway. Award-winning publisher Schibsted wanted to engage with and inspire its clients and influencers working across the entire media landscape, bringing Ross to its landmark event to help shape a positive future for media across the region.

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