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Saturday, March 31 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Out of Print and Onscreen: Journalism and Social Media

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In an age when we get the news from blogs and apps instead of the Sunday newspaper, it’s safe to say that journalism is a totally different ball game. Social media is changing how we consume news and turning it into a two way street. With decreasing attention spans and increasing commitments, we’ve become accustomed to 140 character tweets instead of 4 page articles. How do print publications including magazines and newspapers adapt and what technologies currently exist to facilitate these changes?



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Patrick Foster

Patrick Foster is a Social Media and Digital Projects director for Gannett Publishing Services. He oversees the USA TODAY College project in addition to working on integrating the social web into the modern newsroom. He has also worked as a freelance music writer since 1998, contributing... Read More →
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Chris Geidner

Chris Geidner is the award-winning senior political editor at D.C.’s Metro Weekly and has written for The Atlantic Online, The American Prospect, Advocate.com, Salon and other publications, as well as at his blog, Law Dork. In 2011, he received the Excellence in News Writing Award... Read More →
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Ryan Lytle

Ryan Lytle is a producer, reporter, and social media strategist at U.S. News & World Report, where he has led the integration of social in a legacy media company which recently has become a digital-first journalism organization. Early in his career, he has worked with a variety of... Read More →

Saturday March 31, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
SIS Founder's Room

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