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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
Keynote Speaker, News, S. Mitra Kalita

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…

L Michelle Smith delivers 2016 keynote
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L Michelle Smith delivers 2016 keynote

L. Michelle Smith is a consumer insights expert who is helping one of the world’s most respected Fortune 10 companies prepare for our nation’s new reality– an unwired, digitally-driven, multicultural and global society.    Michelle leads Diversity and Citizenship & Sustainability corporate communications for AT&T Global Marketing Organization. She owns nine segments which makeup the…

Michelle Ferrier talks personal safety online
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Michelle Ferrier talks personal safety online

Dr. Michelle Ferrier is a pioneer in digital content and online education communities as well as research around online communities, online education, digital identity and reputation management and media entrepreneurship. Ferrier is the founder and creator of TrollBusters, a just-in-time rescue service for women writers and women journalists. She is the principal investigator behind the…

Sree Sreenivasan delivers 2016 social media status update
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Sree Sreenivasan delivers 2016 social media status update

Sree is NYC’s Chief Digital Officer, running the Mayor’s Office of Digital Strategy. Since Oct 2016, he and his team have been working on digital, mobile and social strategy for NYC government agencies; working with startups and entrepreneurs across the city; and implementing the landmark NYC Digital Playbook.  From 2013-2016, he was the first Chief…