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Friday, October 10 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Social Media and Business Journalism Today (Newsroom)

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In their brief decade of existence, social media networks including Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized the way news is collected and distributed. Increasingly, these companies are setting themselves up as news providers, with algorithms to detect news trends and even their own original content creators. What lessons can business journalists learn to leverage these services and compete with them effectively?


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Marty Wolk

Managing editor, MSN Money
Marty Wolk is managing editor of MSN Money and incoming president of SABEW. At MSN Money, he oversees editorial content on one of the most widely read financial websites, with more than 17 million unique monthly users. Previously he worked as executive business editor at NBC News Digital (formerly msnbc.com), overseeing business and money coverage at nbcnews.com and Today.com. He is winner of two BIB awards, including one for best real-time... Read More →

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Emily Peck

Managing Business Editor, The Huffington Post
Emily Peck is managing editor, business, of The Huffington Post. Peck manages all business and money content at the Huffington Post. Prior to that she served as an editor at the Wall Street Journal and WSJ.com and at IP Law and Business.
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Jason White

Strategic Partnership Manager, Facebook
Jason White manages strategic partnerships for Facebook. Based in New York City, he works with news and publishing companies on their Facebook strategies, helping them leverage the world's largest social network to achieve business objectives. This work ranges from platform integration to publishing techniques to on-air tie-ins around special events.  Prior to joining Facebook in June 2013, White spent more than a decade working in... Read More →
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Yumi Wilson

Director of Corporate Communications, LinkedIn
Yumi Wilson is a corporate communications manager at LinkedIn and a tenured professor of Journalism at SF State University.  As a trainer and evangelist for LinkedIn, Wilson trains corporate communicators and journalists how to use LinkedIn to promote their companies and brands. She runs the LinkedIn for Journalists group, which has grown from 16,000 to 63,000+ members during her tenure. She also travels around the world, training... Read More →


Friday October 10, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism- Newsroom

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