Mastermind: Facebook as a Journalism Tool
June 25, 2020, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
ASJA Members: $35
Love it or hate it, Facebook is a powerful tool. This Mastermind will teach you how to use Facebook to do background research for stories and pitches, find story sources, and tap into personal networks. Learn about tools like Live, Groups, Video, and Insights, as well as safety features.
Carolyn Purcell is an Emmy Award-winning producer and senior executive producer with experience in network, cable and local news and legal journalism. She was most recently director of editorial, programming and operations for Verizon's hyper-local FiOS1 News networks. Carolyn also runs Sweet P Media, a multi-platform content consulting and talent coaching company and teaches at St. John's University, where she champions her students and mentors anyone who asks!
THIS MASTERMIND WILL NOT BE RECORDED
About the Facebook Journalism Project:
The Facebook Journalism Project was created in January 2017 to ensure that quality news thrives on Facebook. FJP focuses on three pillars: collaborative development of new products; tools and trainings for newsrooms; and tools and trainings for people. For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/facebookmedia/get-started/facebook-journalism-project
About the SPJ Training Program in partnership with the Facebook Journalism Project:
In 2018, Facebook partnered with SPJ to train a network of professionals to teach Facebook Tools for Journalists at conferences, workshops and newsrooms around the country. Facebook and SPJ are committed to creating opportunities for journalists everywhere to learn about the ways Facebook tools can help create and share incredible works of journalism, as well as engaging the public in the stories about their communities. Visit: https://www.spj.org/facebook.asp
About the Society of Professional Journalists:
SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to informing citizens; works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists, and fights to protect First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press. Support excellent journalism and fight for your right to know. Become a member, give to the Legal Defense Fund, or give to the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation.