Providence Journal’s Pam Cotter Gets Social With JO304

Today in JO304, Pam Cotter, social media editor of the Providence Journal, visited our class to speak to us about social media.

Cotter covered several topics, including how analytics can be used to better cater to your audience,

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how content is the most important thing,

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how live tweeting can be used in news,

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and how news is about being accurate and factual.

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Students of JO304 were encouraged to tweet during the presentation, and after the presentation, Cotter complied the tweets made using the #JO304 hashtag into a Storify article. View what my peers and I had to say about her guest appearance in the full article here.

Screenshot of the front page of Pam Cotter's Storify article following her appearance in JO304
Screenshot of the front page of Pam Cotter’s Storify article following her appearance in JO304
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