April 25, 2011 at 1 PM | Online Web Chat
Replay the live chat below with the authors of our latest learning module, “Likes and Tweets: Leveraging Social Media for News Sites.”
Social Media Module Contributors
Susan Mernit is Oakland Local's volunteer editor and publisher. She assigns stories, raises money, writes blogs and articles, and works with nonprofits and community organizations. A former arts activist, and then VP at Netscape and Yahoo! Senior Director, she lives in North Oakland, and is passionate
about food access and permaculture issues.
Oakland Local co-founder Kwan Booth handles much of the community outreach and training, as well as assigning stories, writing, and managing arts coverage. A West Oaklander, he is passionate about poetry, art, beats, music and empowering
others, especially around the digital divide.
Co-founder and volunteer Amy Gahran focuses on mobile development, multimedia, environment, transportation, development and the emerging Zombie beat at Oakland Local. A mobile news guru, she is passionate about training and speaking truth to power. A new North Oakland resident, she
sees the Town with fresh eyes.
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