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Saturday, March 14 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Social Media: Breaking News or Fixing News?

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Have Facebook, Twitter and other similar platforms strengthened or weakened the overall ecosystem of journalism and publishing? This session features a panel of social media editors and journalists who will voice their views on the impact that social media platforms are having on news gathering, reporting and engaging audiences. Featuring: Kai Ryssdal, host, "Marketplace" Radio; Michael Roston, Social Media Editor, The New York Times; Alison Lichter, WSJ, Social Media Editor and Eric Carvin, AP Social Media Editor, Board member, Online News Association. Presented by The Knight Foundation

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Eric Carvin

Social Media Editor, Associated Press
Eric Carvin is the social media editor at The Associated Press, where he directs social strategy throughout AP’s global news operations. He oversees the use of social media to uncover breaking news, gather user-generated content, connect with readers and share AP content. He also... Read More →

Allison Lichter

Social Media Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Allison Lichter is the Social Media Editor for The Wall Street Journal, overseeing the paper's social media engagement efforts.
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Michael Roston

Sr Staff Editor Social Media, The New York Times
I'm the senior staff editor for social media at The New York Times. Before that I worked as the overnight home page producer for nytimes.com.
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Kai Ryssdal

Host, "Marketplace", Marketplace
Kai Ryssdal has been the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy, since 2005. He joined American Public Media in 2001 as the host of Marketplace Morning Report.

Saturday March 14, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1

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