Porter Anderson

Porter Anderson
Journalist, Porter Anderson Media

Website | @Porter_Anderson

Porter Anderson is a critic, journalist, producer, and consultant specializing in publishing and digital disruption of the industry. His weekly Writing on the Ether column is read Thursdays at JaneFriedman.com and Ether for Authors is seen on Tuesdays at PublishingPerspectives.com. Anderson’s Ether work can be tracked on the PublishersMarketplace.com’s Publishers Lunch Automat (the ePublishing tab). He’s also a regular, standing contributor to Writer Unboxed and to Digital Book World’s Expert Publishing Blog . As a journalist, Anderson has worked with CNN USA, CNN International, CNN.com, the Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, the Dallas Observer, D Magazine, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, and other outlets. In a diplomatic position with the United Nations (P5, Laissez-passer), Anderson was posted to the World Food Programme’s global headquarters in Rome as its Creative Advisor and Multi-Media Manager. In the design field, he has served as Executive Producer and Creative Consultant to Copenhagen’s INDEX: Design to Improve Life under the patronage of HRH Frederik, Prince of Denmark.


Location: Soho Complex Level:
Kristen McLean (Bookigee), Kat Meyer (O'Reilly Media, Inc. ), Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Porter Anderson (Porter Anderson Media), Jason Allen Ashlock (Movable Type Management), Amanda Barbara (Pubslush), Eve Bridburg (Grub Street), Laura Dawson (Bowker), Cory Doctorow (EFF), Rob Eagar (WildFire Marketing), Amanda Havard (Immersedition), Scott James (Red Hat Project), Mark Jeffrey (Glossi.com), Elizabeth Keenan (Penguin Group), Allen Lau (Wattpad), Sabrina McCarthy (Argo Navis & Perseus Distribution), Libby Johnson McKee (Amazon), Dana Newman (Dana Newman), Kate Pullinger (Bath Spa University), Mark Lefebvre (Kobo Inc), Tarah Theoret (NetGalley LLC), Tim Sanders (Net Minds)
This one-day conference-within-a-conference from the thought leaders at Tools of Change and Publishers Weekly is designed specifically for professional authors, content creators, agents, and independent author service providers who want to move beyond "Social Media 101" to a more robust dialogue about the opportunities in today's rapidly shifting landscape. Read more.
Location: Soho_Complex Level:
Eve Bridburg (Grub Street), Porter Anderson (Porter Anderson Media)
Join Grub Street founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg, and veteran journalist and industry observer Porter Anderson for a lively discussion of what, exactly authors need to be thinking about to expand their business and creative skills for the new publishing reality. Read more.


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