News, SmTech19 / September 24, 2019 Rebecca Goolsby 2019 Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Goolsby currently serves as a program officer for the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Virginia. For the past two decades, she has developed research in social network analysis and computational social science for the US Navy; she was the first person to hold the position of computational social scientist in the...

Keynote Speaker, News / September 27, 2018 Brian Fung speaks at Social Media Conference

The Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communications will host the 8th Annual Social Media and Technology Conference on Thursday, October 4 from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.at the Interdisciplinary Research Building, located at 2201 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20059. The conference and workshops will be open to the public with various panels and...

Keynote Speaker, News, S. Mitra Kalita / November 28, 2017 Newsrooms master social media to improve brand trust and diversity

By Tayler Adigun The importance of diversity and maintaining brand trust in the digital age now dictate the way people consume news, according to S. Mitra Kalita, vice president for programming at CNN Digital. Because social media has become such a big driver of news, she said, it’s crucial that news media outlets develop strong relationships...

Rebecca Goolsby 2019 Keynote Speaker
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Rebecca Goolsby 2019 Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Goolsby currently serves as a program officer for the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Virginia. For the past two decades, she has developed research in social network analysis and computational social science for the US Navy; she was the first person to hold the position of computational social scientist in the…

2019 Conference Schedule
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2019 Conference Schedule

Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop   Thursday, October 3, 2019 Howard University  Interdisciplinary Research Building  1st Floor  2201 Georgia Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20059  8:45 a.m.-9 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast  9 a.m.-9:05 a.m.Welcome  Dr. Gracie Lawson-Borders, Dean, Cathy Hughes School of Communications, Howard University  9:10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.Paper Session: Tackling Issues of Privacy and Security Online  -Data Access Rights Exploits under New Privacy Laws  Amber Welch, Schellman & Company  -Social Media: Dang’an and the Formation…

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2019 Sponsorship

Sponsors: Howard University Cyber Security Education and Research Center, School of Business (www.hucerc.com)  The Cyber Security Education & Research Center (aka “Cyber Center”), is a strategic interdisciplinary ecosystem creating awareness, train practitioners, and develop cybersecurity professionals.    Director: Rajni Goel (rgoel@howard.edu) Program Manager: Robert Burke (Robert.burke@howard.edu)  Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers…

Brian Fung speaks at Social Media Conference
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Brian Fung speaks at Social Media Conference

The Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communications will host the 8th Annual Social Media and Technology Conference on Thursday, October 4 from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.at the Interdisciplinary Research Building, located at 2201 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20059. The conference and workshops will be open to the public with various panels and…

Call for Submissions 2017: Social Media: Culture and Identity
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Call for Submissions 2017: Social Media: Culture and Identity

Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop Call for Papers, Workshops and Panels    October 5-6, 2017 Howard University Washington, D.C. Social Media: Culture and Identity The 7th Annual Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop is a two-day intensive conference combining panel discussions, paper presentations and workshops designed to enlighten attendees about new scholarship, professional practices…

2018 Call for Submissions – Deadline Extended to July 30, 2018
Call for Papers

2018 Call for Submissions – Deadline Extended to July 30, 2018

Social Media: Safe Spaces or Dangerous Terrain The 8th Annual Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop will examine the threats and safe spaces of social media. Each year, the two-day intensive conference combines panel discussions, paper presentations and workshops designed to enlighten attendees about new scholarship, professional practices and pedagogical approaches to teaching. Interested individuals can send in papers, workshop ideas…

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Highlights from 2017 Social Media Conference

The 7th annual Social Media Technology Conference and Workshop at Howard University drew participants and attendees from around the world. Topics on social media and culture spanned the gamut with topics on social media and the law, privacy for journalists, activists and professionals as well as gaming and Korean drama fans. Photos by Terry Marsh…

S. Mitra Kalita
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S. Mitra Kalita

S. Mitra Kalita is the vice president for programming for CNN Digital. Kalita leads CNN Digital’s efforts to creatively share its journalism and storytelling across an ever-exploding array of platforms. She also oversees the News & Alerting, Special Projects, and Mobile & Off-Platform teams. She was previously managing editor for editorial strategy at the Los…

2015 Highlight: Jane Elizabeths on fact-checking tips
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2015 Highlight: Jane Elizabeths on fact-checking tips

Jane leads the American Press Institute’s project to improve and expand accountability journalism. She is the Washington Post’s former deputy local editor; and has taught journalism at Old Dominion University, the University of Pittsburgh and Point Park University. Jane’s work at five metropolitan U.S. newspapers has focused largely on politics, regional news and education. She was…

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