Join two New York Times reporters as they discuss the role of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, mobile, and citizen journalists during the popular uprisings that have swept through North Africa and the Middle East. What worked? What are some of the opportunities and potential pitfalls moving forward for human rights activists using social media tools?
Jennifer Preston is a reporter for The New York Times, covering the intersection of social media w/politics, government, business and real life. She took on this new beat in January after working as the newsroom's first Social Media Editor, helping fellow journalists find the value in social media for reporting, real-time publishing and building community. Jennifer is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Please say hello on Twitter @nyt_jenpreston.
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