179Oct 5, 2013
Ben Smith on Social Media and Online Journalism
Ben Smith talked about the relationship of social media to journalism. He used slides to illustrate some points and also responded to questions from members of the audience.
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409Apr 27, 2013
Ben Smith on the BuzzFeed Party
Ben Smith talked by telephone about the party BuzzFeed was holding during the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. BuzzFeed was not able to buy a table at the official dinner, ...
336Sep 24, 2012
Hollywood and Culture
Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music industries to talk about Hollywood’s impact on American culture and how the industries are ...
783Aug 12, 2011
Republican Presidential Candidates Debate
Ben Smith spoke by phone about the previous night’s Republican presidential candidates debate in Iowa City. The debate came two days before the contenders participated in the Iowa Straw ...
979Oct 25, 2010
Political Campaigns and Social Media
Panelists talked about the growth, influence, and use of social media by political campaigns. Among the issues they addressed were the amount of resources campaigns devote to social media, the ...
55Apr 10, 2010
Update on Southern Republican Leadership Conference
Ben Smith talked by telephone from New Orleans about the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, its role, who’s there, and what may follow it. He also responded to telephone calls and ...
83Jun 23, 2008
Internet Impact on Politics and Journalism
Jeff Jarvis moderated a panel which included Jose Antonio Vargas, Ben Smith, Ana Marie Cox, and Sarah Lai Stirland, on the impact of the Internet on politics and journalism. Among the topics ...
14Dec 1, 2007
Democratic Presidential Forum Open Phones
Telephone lines were open for comments on the Democratic presidential candidates at the conclusion of the Heartland Presidential Forum. Live scenes of ceremonial dancers as the crowd left ...
14Nov 10, 2007
Democratic Presidential Campaigns
Ben Smith reported by telephone on the campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination. He was in Veterans Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa, waiting for the start of the Jefferson Jackson ...
262Oct 10, 2006
New York State and Campaign 2006
Mr. Smith talked about the key races and issues in New York State, including the race between Representative Tom Reynolds, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, and ...