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    Twitter and Campaign Press Coverage

    Peter Hamby, who covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns for CNN, talked about his study of the impact of Twitter on media behavior and campaign press strategy, titled “Did…

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    The Communicators with Nick Bilton

    Nick Bilton talked by video link from San Francisco about his book, Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal, in which he traces the origins of Twitter from…

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    The Communicators with Tom Standage

    Tom Standage talked about his latest book, Writing On The Wall: Social Media, the First 2,000 Years. In the book he argues that social media is not a new phenomenon. He traced the…

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    Library of Congress Collection of Tweets

    Robert Dizard talked about the collection of tweets by the Library of Congress and their policies for archiving and indexing. The archive of tweets was donated by Twitter.

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    Ben Smith on Social Media and Online Journalism

    Ben Smith talked about the relationship of social media to journalism. He used slides to illustrate some points and also responded to questions from members of the audience.

    This was…

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    Social Media and Journalism

    Panelists talked about the use of social media by journalists. The journalists showed their websites as they talked about their jobs and then responded to questions from members of the…

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    Q&A with Tevi Troy

    Tevi Troy talked about his new book, What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in The White House, which he calls a tale of how presidents have been…

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    Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook

    Mark Zuckerberg talked about the state and future of Facebook. Challenges included connecting to people without Internet access. 

    He was interviewed on stage at TechCrunch…

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    Ride Sharing

    The founders of the social media company Zimride talked about the future of ride sharing. The two turned their company into a smart-phone based ride service, Lyft. 

    This was part…

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    Impact of Digital Technology on Journalism

    Media executives talked about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the many topics they addressed were the sale of the Washington Post, Time’s purchase of Huffington…

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    Future of LinkedIn and Twitter

    The chief executive officers of LinkedIn and Twitter talked about the future of their companies.

    This event was part of the annual Tech Crunch Disrupt Conference.

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    Photo Sharing Applications

    Evan Spiegel, the founder and CEO of ephemeral photo messaging application Snapchat, talked about the future of his company.

    This event was part of the annual Tech Crunch Disrupt…

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    Social Media and U.S. House Elections

    Indiana University Sociology Professor Fabio Rojas and Twitter, Inc. Head of Government and Non-Profits Adam Sharp discuss new research that found that social media like Twitter…

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    Media Coverage of Terrorism Issues

    Boston-based reporters and national counter-terrorism correspondents discussed the coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing April 2013. Topics included the sources they used and their use of…

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    Supreme Court Coverage in the Digital Age

    Journalists who cover the Supreme Court talked about about ways digital media have changed how they do their jobs. They mentioned several times justices' reluctance to allow cameras in…

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    The Communicators with Lori Andrews

    Distinguished Professor of Law Lori Andrews, author of I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, talked by remote video from Chicago about…

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    Social Media and Emergency Management

    Federal, state, and private emergency responders testified about efforts to adapt social media tools like Facebook and Twitter for response to natural and man-made disasters. Among the…

    291 views
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    Children's Online Privacy

    Two panels discussed recent changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). New regulations from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) went into effect July 1, 2013. The…

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    Twitter, Journalism, and Surveillance

    Dick Costolo talked about Twitter, including ways the media can best use the technology as well as future enhancements. When asked about his company’s refusal to take part in the…

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    Emergency Management and Social Media

    Witnesses testified on the use of social media in emergencies, focusing on recent crises such as the Boston Marathon bombing and tornadoes in Oklahoma.

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