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Beyond journals: A media workshop at NYU

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Beyond journals“—a media workshop held at NYU on January 26, 2010—gives a glimpse of academics on the brink. Six professors—Amodio, Heilman, Jost, Marcus, Pelli, Phelps—and a savvy publicist—Cerand—present diverse views of old and new media. I convened and reported the event.
The seven speakers

Written by denispelli

February 16, 2010 at 2:14 am

Posted in Events, Papers

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  1. Also see the nice piece by David Bradley on “Generation F scientists – social media and science” published last week.


    February 17, 2010 at 2:05 am

  2. Social comments and analytics for this post…

    This post was mentioned on Twitter by denispelli: Academics on the brink. Six NYU professors and a savvy publicist present diverse views of old and new media.

    uberVU - social comments

    February 17, 2010 at 11:31 am

  3. The report of our media workshop has been viewed 1,066 times. I announced it on Twitter:
        238 @denispelli
    That tweet was received by my 238 followers, and retweeted by several colleagues (thank you!), here sorted by their follower counts:
    32,292 @jayrosen_nyu
    11,767 @thecreativepenn
     6,636 @merylkevans
     5,209 @KatMeyer
     3,321 @BoraZ
     1,427 @Miremara
     1,357 @nyulocal
     1,294 @luxlotus
     1,017 @cvharquail
       859 @billiegirltoo
       642 @LuisG2099
       129 @archasa
        48 @KateMadd
    Thus a total of 66,238 people received a tweet about our media workshop with a link to the report. [Is that a big number? The daily circulation of the New York Times is one million. Miller’s 1956 Psych Review article “The magic number 7±2”, one of the most highly cited articles in psychology, has been cited ten thousand times.]

    Our workshop and the report were also mentioned in several blogs (thank you!), including the NYU Facebook page,


    February 26, 2010 at 7:44 pm

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