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PBS MediaShift | 5Across May, 2009 | Twitter Mania | PBS

Duration: 27:36

5 people. 1 new media topic. The latest 5Across video show from PBS MediaShift is about "Twitter Mania," looking at how the micro-blogging phenomenon is being used by politicians, public figures and businesspeople. Guests include Eric Jaye, campaign manager and new media strategist for Gavin Newsom; entrepreneur and Twitter advisor Chris Sacca; Mighty Goods blogger and author Maggie Mason; Everyday Tweet self-help blogger Stephanie Quilao; and entrepreneur and Photojojo founder Amit Gupta. The group discusses authenticity on Twitter, conversations vs. broadcasting and whether Twitter as a medium can change the world.

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Post Date: May 14, 2009