National Press Club

Twitterocracy: How Social Media Are Transforming Politics And Journalism

Twitterocracy: How Social Media Are Transforming Politics And Journalism

April 9, 2013 9:00 AM

Location: Holeman Lounge


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The 2012 election campaign took the use of social media tools to new heights with citizens, politicians and journalists informing, persuading and mobilizing their fellow citizens. New research findings and programming models are demonstrating how social media are revolutionizing the way we communicate in a democracy.
Learn from top media executives, journalists, campaign veterans and researchers about social media trends and the impact on political discourse.
The keynote speaker during the luncheon is Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper of CNN.

Speakers include:

  • Karen Tumulty, National Political Correspondent, Washington Post
  • Jonathan Martin, Senior Political Reporter, POLITICO
  • Teddy Goff, Digital Director, Obama for America
  • Zac Moffatt, Digital Director, Mitt Romney for President

Participants include leaders from Missouri School of Journalism; Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute; Pew Research Center; University of Georgia; Nine Networks in St. Louis, MO; and Smith-Geiger Media Consultants.

Sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the National Press Club Journalism Institute.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required due to limited seating.

Continental Breakfast: 9:00-9:30 a.m.
Program: 9:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Jake Tapper of CNN: 12:30-1:45 p.m.

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