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CrossRoads Spring 2011: Social Networks - translating virtual engagement into political reality

  • Location:
    NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, room 405, New York, New York, 10012, US

What are the opportunities and challenges for engagement via social networks for a provider such as Facebook, for academia and media professionals?
Witnessing the role of social media from election campaigns to grassroots movements, from disaster relief to amateur journalism we invite you to a discussion on social and political consequences of media access and the need for an educated user of participatory media.
Andrew Noyes
Public Policy Communications Manager, Facebook
Andrew Noyes (Washington D.C.) works with policymakers, the press and the public and explains how the social networking giant helps its more than 500 million users share in a more trusted environment; helps makes the world more connected; and drives economic growth.
Interviewed by: Dr. Anthony Pennings, NYU-SCPS, McGhee-DCoM
scpsevents.rsvp@nyu.edu,   Subjectline:CrossRoads
Or: 212-992-7277
Produced by Mechthild Schmidt, Clin. Associate Professor,  Digital Communications + Media (DCoM) at NYU-SCPS/McGhee and by the DCoM student club and the Office of Events at SCPS. The event is free & open to the public. Picture ID needed.