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VIDEO: Journalist Chat on Media Relations & Social Media

October 25, 2013

Social media has evolved from a tool connecting friends to an indispensable platform for breaking news. This shift has spurred unprecedented changes across all forms of media and its impact on newsroom operations has been epic.

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, Business Wire and NIRI Twin Cities sponsored a fast-paced dialogue with a a panel of local editors, journalists and reporters who shared insights on effective media relations techniques with emphasis on social media practices and protocol.

Featured panelists included:

  • Dirk DeYoung, Editor, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
  • David Fondler, Business News Editor, St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • Kaeti Hinck, Director of News Technology, MinnPost
  • Bob Kleiber (Moderator), Finance Community Faculty, Metropolitan State University
  • Todd Stone, Business News Editor, Star Tribune

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