Social Media Summit #smsnyc

The College of Journalism and New York Times hosted a day of panels and speeches to assess the use of social media in journalism and investigate the challenges ahead.

The Social Media Summit (#smsnyc) on 20 April 2013 included a series of panel discussions and keynote speeches exploring the role of video, mobile platforms, lessons to be learnt from other industries, and how social media is used across the globe.

Speakers included Peter Horrocks, director of BBC Global News, Mark Thompson, president and chief executive of the New York Times, and Janine Gibson, editor in chief at Guardian US.

This open event took place at the Times Center, New York City, New York 10036.

Videos of the event

How to make video social

The future of news organisations in an increasingly social world: a conversation

Lessons from the other side

Breaking news after the Boston Marathon

Dispatches from global newsrooms

Blog posts

Citizen journalism meets old-style investigation in Madagascar #smsnyc

Social media deniers have disappeared - next stop, New York #smsnyc

A social media swap shop of ideas #smsnyc

After Boston, brainstorming better verification #smsnyc

Video gets social through engagement and authenticity #smsnyc

Future of news organisations in a social world: the big guns discuss #smsnyc

Social media as gateway to global engagement #smsnyc


Catch up with the event on Mahaya.

Full details of the running order and list of speakers.

Twitter: #smsnyc