The Committees on Women in the Law and Media Law Present:

Through the Looking Glass - The Social Media Revolution 

LIVE PANEL & WEBCAST (FREE EVENT)

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Reception
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Panel
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Q & A

Location:
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York City

Description:
The news cycle is now less than 24 hours. The reason: social media. Information can be quickly and widely disseminated within minutes. What is the impact of this acceleration of information accessibility on the news? What are the legal issues and ramifications that have developed? The panel will focus on the power of social media in changing how we obtain our news and information.

Panelists:

Carolyn Foley
Partner
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Jennifer Gish
Features Reporter, Sports Columnist, parenting blogger
The Times Union

Corrine A. Irish (moderator)
Associate, Public Service Initiative
Squire Sanders (US) LLP

Lauren McCullough
Editorial Supervisor
BreakingNews.com at msnbc.com

 Lynn Oberlander
General Counsel
The New Yorker