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Michael Barris

James E. Katz, Ph.D., is the Feld Family Professor of Emerging Media at Boston University's College of Communication where he also he directs its Division of Emerging Media Studies. Prior to coming to Boston, Katz was the Board of Governors Professor of Communication at Rutgers University. Winner of numerous awards for his scholarship on communication technology, including a lifetime achievement award from the American Sociological Association, Katz is frequently invited to keynote international conferences. His books include the Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies and Magic in the Air: Mobile Communication and the Transformation of Social Life.

Michael Barris is a New York-based reporter covering international business news for the online, video and print markets. His background includes working for Dow Jones Newswires where he was a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal. He holds a master's degree in communication from Rutgers University.

Anshul Jain is currently completing his doctorate in political science at Boston University. His research interests broadly span the fields of political communication, international relations, American politics, and history. Anshul previously taught with the Boston public schools and is a graduate of Duke University.


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The Social Media President
Barack Obama and the Politics of Digital Engagement

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Prominent in Barack Obama's political campaigns and presidency has been a promise to use social media tools to engage American citizens in the business of...
Michael Barris

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