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Saturday, March 31 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
The Facebook Candidate

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Social media is becoming increasingly important in politics. Candidates must balance transparency and connecting with constituents, but also protecting themselves from over-sharing or scandal. This panel will explore the relationship between social media and government, as well as how social media will impact the 2012 election.




Christine Cotter

Christine is a Digital and Social Media Associate at Westat, providing support to a variety of government health agencies in the digital space. Recent client account work includes development and execution of Facebook and Twitter programs, digital partnerships, mobile strategies, messaging, location-based application partnerships, blog and publisher outreach…
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Brian Gluckman

Brian is a Vice President at The Glover Park Group, in charge of developing social media and mobile engagement strategies for clients. Brian has a passion for branding, communications strategy and digital public relations, and it was this passion that led to his being recognized on PR Week’s “40 Under 40” list in 2009. In his previous position as the Director of Strategy for New Media Strategies, Brian worked with such... Read More →
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Dave Stroup

Dave Stroup is an online organizer and campaign consultant based in Washington, D.C. A former editor and writer at DCist, he now works in the digital strategies department at the Sierra Club. Stroup heads up the Sierra Club's online efforts for their 2012 coordinated campaign, as well as handling the organization's email and social media strategy for the East Coast. He also provides new media and communications consulting for various local... Read More →

Saturday March 31, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm

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