Journalism and Social Media

Chris Hughes discussed digital journalism and trends in social media. The co-founder of Facebook, he recently purchased The New… read more

Chris Hughes discussed digital journalism and trends in social media. The co-founder of Facebook, he recently purchased The New Republic. He talked about his vision for the company and how to better engage an online audience. He said that there was a surfeit of opinion pieces available, and called for dialogue rather than provocative writing. He was interviewed by Alex Jones and responded to questions from members of the audience.

“The Changing Media Landscape: Smart News in the Age of Social Media” was held at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Hughes, Chris Co-Founder Facebook
  • Jones, Alex S. Director Harvard University->Shorenstein (Joan) Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy

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Journalism and Social Media

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Program ID:
310818-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 27, 2013

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  • Feb 11, 2013 | 9:12pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2013 | 1:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2013 | 12:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2013 | 7:34am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 4:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 25, 2013 | 1:07pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2013 | 1:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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