Sree Sreenivasan, professor of digital media and dean of student affairs at Columbia Journalism School, takes a look at the role social media is playing in 2012 election cycle.
Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs and digital media professor at Columbia Journalism School, discusses the role of social networking in modern life and the media, for better or worse.
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In the world of instant news sites, there is immense pressure on reporters to break the story—even by just seconds. Sree Sreenivasan, dean of student affairs and digital media professor at the Columbia Journalism School and contributing editor to dnainfo.com, joins us along with Helena Andrews, a former Politico reporter adn author of Bitch Is the New Black, and Remy Stern, editor-in-chief of Gawker.com, discuss the pressures on online journalists, and how tools like "hit counters" and other instant feedback shapes their coverage.
[An abridged version of the Google Wave presentation that went viral earlier this year.]
Google is making an ambitious play with a new web application. They say their new tool, Google Wave, is what email might look like if it were invented today. With one tool, they're trying to create a single replacement for email, instant messaging and document sharing. We talk with Gina Trapani, editor of Life Hacker; and Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia University digital journalism professor, about whether Google's success is going to its head and whether Microsoft might finally be making a comeback with the Bing search engine.