Monday, April 27, 2009

B.U.M 2009



Have They Failed Us? This year's event, on May 16 at Subang Jaya, won't be just about the new media and blogs. The organisers have gotten a bit more ambitious and want editors from the mainstream media to sit at the same table with their new media brothers and sisters and discuss common issues.

We have just gotten a tentative "yes" from the No 1 man from the No 1 English daily The Star, Wong Chun Wai (pic).

Citizen Nades of theSun, a regular at BUM, will be there. Saodah Elias from The Star has also confirmed her participation. The organisers are hoping to get at least one or two more MSM editors to balance things up.

The list of bloggers includes a couple of YBs, online news pioneers, top lawyers, politicians.

"Have they failed us?" is a question that can be asked of the mainstream media as well as the new media.

The Chairman of BUM2009 says we have seats for only 200 bloggers! That's going to be a problem, especially if we get our Suprise Blogger to helicopter in for the event!

Check out our official blogsite for details, here.


6 comments:

teohjitkhiam said...

The Chairman of BUM2009 says we have seats for only 200 bloggers! That's going to be a problem, especially if we get our Suprise Blogger to helicopter in for the event!Doc Frankie?

kaki sakat said...

Dear Bro Rocky, pls reserve seat for me for BUM 2009..kakisakat

Anonymous said...

Two questions:
1)Who does "they" refer to?

2)And who is "our Surprise Blogger"?

CuriousAnon

Mat Cendana said...

Sheila Rahman - This is one editor from the newspapers who might help to provide thought-provoking insight and opinion at BUM2009..

monsterball said...

Mo seats..no problem.
Can smoke outside and use spy ear phone..sure able to listen. Wear the earphone...point the stick to the direction of the speaker...sure to catch the speeches..at smoking area......hahahahahha
Bought at P.Street..dirt cheap..RM75.
Original around RM250.
It's near Crocodile Farm Restaurant...famous for crab dishes.....correct?

Anonymous said...

surprise blogger is the prime minister