Sifting Fact from Fiction: The Role of Social Media in Conflict
Live webcast from the US Institute of Peace:
This Blogs & Bullets meeting will bring together the companies that sift through and sell this data with the activists that create it and the policy-makers who use it. We will look at the cutting-edge of technologies for analysis with experts from around the world in an effort to expand our ability to harness these new platforms for conflict management and peacebuilding. The event will be webcast live beginning at 9:00am EDT on September 16, 2011.
Tags: Communication, Conflict Management, Conflict resolution, Crisis Response, International Development, National Security, Peace, Public Policy and Regulation, Sifting Fact From Fiction, Social media, Social Media, USIP
Lea Shanley is the Founder and former Director of the Commons Lab of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She is currently serving as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA and GSA's 18F innovation team on crowdsourcing and citizen science.
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