Thursday, January 25, 2007


An artist press junket in SecondLife? Album playback? Virtual performance? Would it work? Reuters has a virtual journalist.

Reuters interviews at the World Economic Forum, Davos
Fri Jan 19, 2007 4:01am PST
By Adam Reuters

SECOND LIFE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Reuters will conduct a series of interviews with artists, politicians and executives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week, in front of a live Second Life audience.

Reuters Bureau Chief Adam Pasick will talk with guests including Linden Lab Chairman Mitch Kapor, author and entrepreneur John Battelle, former Virginia Governor Mark Warner, and musician Peter Gabriel during the WEF, which takes place Jan. 24-28. They will have their own customized avatars and will take questions from residents.

Attendance in the Reuters Auditorium will be limited to 50 on a first-come, first-served basis. A live audio and video feed will be available for residents to stream onto their own land or view on the Reuters Second Life News Center.

The most recent schedule is available on the Reuters/Second Life homepage. Questions can be submitted in advance via email to

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