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Conversation, Community, & Connections at the intersection of Science & the Web
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Saturday, February 2 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
How much 'I' is 'TMI'?

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This session will address exposure on the internet, and how much we should be thinking about what we say and how we say it across different venues. Are there political, personal, or social ramifications to what we share online? What are the advantages or disadvantages of "professional-only" interactions online, versus personal ones? We'll cover these issues as they relate to various types of communication: As more of us are likely to be jumping between different mediums, we'll discuss how to strike a balance, remain true to your voice, and not have what you write in one place come back to bite you in the ass in another.

Questions:
- What are the advantages or disadvantages of "professional-only" interactions online, versus personal ones?
- How much opinion is too much?
- How can journalists balance their persona across mediums with differing rules (newspapers=objective, Twitter=voice, etc)?

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Jacquelyn Gill

Postdoctoral Fellow with the Environmental Change Initiative, Brown University
I am an ecologist and biogeographer interested in how landscapes change through space and time, and how the combination of an interdisciplinary approach and a deep-time perspective can inform global change science and conservation. In my research, I use the perspectives of space and time to investigate the causes of novel ecosystems, the ecological consequences of the extinctions of ice age megafauna like mammoths, and tipping points in global... Read More →

Saturday February 2, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 4

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