CNN Austin-Bound for SXSWi

CNN will host an interactive panel at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, March 14 at 12:30 p.m. CT, “CrowdControl: Changing the Face of Media or Hype?.”

The panel — which will examine new-media democracy, citizen journalism, and the wisdom of the crowd — will be moderated by Joe Kinsgbury of Text 100 and feature Lila King of CNN iReport, Pete Cashmore of Mashable, Randi Zuckerberg of Facebook, and Jason Rzepka of MTV Networks.

CNN will also feature stories from SXSWi in the Tech section of, updates on the CNN Tech Twitter feed, a Twitter list of CNN reporters and producers attending the event, and photos and videos on CNN iReport. has a full crew headed to the conference as well, including AgencySpy editor Matt Van Hoven and PRNewser editor Joe Ciarallo. Look for coverage all weekend on those sites as well as here on WebNewser.