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Journalism Vice President, Knight Foundation
As seen in:  New York Times

Thrilled to join @knightfdn as v.p. of journalism. First social media editor @nytimes Fast Company's Top 25 Women on Twitter. Preston@knightfoundation.org

Facebook and YouTube Fuel the Egyptian Protests

nytimes.com — If there is a face to the revolt that has sprouted in Egypt, it may be the face of Khaled Said. Mr. Said, a 28-year-old Egyptian businessman, was pulled from an Internet cafe in Alexandria last June by two plainclothes police officers, who witnesses say then beat him to death in the lobby of a residential building.

Live Updates From Ferguson

Live Updates From Ferguson

Scenes on Twitter from Ferguson, Mo., Overnight

news.blogs.nytimes.com — As my colleague, Alan Blinder reports from Ferguson, Mo., protesters looted stores and clashed with the police overnight amid renewed tension over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer a week ago. Mr. Blinder and other journalists, along with demonstrators, posted images, videos and reports on Twitter from the streets of the St.

Live Video and Updates on GM Internal Recall Investigation

news.blogs.nytimes.com — General Motors discussed the findings of an internal investigation into why it took the company more than a decade to recall about 2.6 million small cars with defective ignition switches. The auto company says the problem has caused at least 13 deaths, but lawyers bringing suits against G.M.

More Severe Weather After Deadly Tornado Outbreak

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — At least 11 people died Monday in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee after a powerful storm system spawned multiple tornadoes and ripped across several states in the South, bringing the total death toll from the severe weather to more than two dozen people since Sunday, as our colleagues report.

New York Police Twitter Backlash Spreads Around the World

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — What began as an effort by the New York Police Department to get people to share favorable photos of city police officers on Twitter has turned into an international social media campaign about police abuse. As my colleague J. David Goodman reports, the Police Department's Twitter hashtag #mynypd was quickly hijacked after @NYPDNews made its initial callout.

Live Coverage on the Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — On the first anniversary of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was among the officials speaking Tuesday at a tribute for the victims and survivors, as my colleague, Katharine Q. Seelye reports.

San Diego Couple Rescued in Ocean Defend Decision to Sail Across Pacific

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — A California couple, rescued from their 36-foot sailboat in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday after their infant daughter became ill, defended their decision to sail into open seas with two young children. As they met an avalanche of online criticism about setting sail two weeks ago from Mexico to New Zealand, the couple issued a statement from aboard the frigate that helped rescue them, the USS Vandegrift.

Authorities Release First Comprehensive List of Mudslide Dead and Missing

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office has released the first comprehensive list of victims of the landslide. Of the 24 victims transported to the medical examiner's office, 18 have been identified and their families notified. Three additional victims have been discovered but are not yet included in the official count.
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Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

@ash_lalonde I found your purse on the nj transit train. Call me 917 647 2979. Jepresto@gmail. It is safe.

Nov 21, 2014

@TTgriggs Hey Tim @shazna and I spent three awesome days with Doug this week for refresh. Looking forward to getting on the balcony!

Nov 19, 2014

@EricaAmerica That's awesome. Would love your ideas on how @knightfdn can build on its innovation investments

Nov 19, 2014

RT @andysherry: It’s the people, not the tools, who are going to help us speed up digital transformation @jenniferpreston #journalism bit.ly/1uRdCy3

Nov 19, 2014

RT @TimAFranklin: @EricNewton1 of Knight says newsroom training is stuck at same levels even as change is accelerating. | Poynter.: poynter.org/how-tos/journa…

Nov 19, 2014

RT @EricNewton1: Says Baron: Content is a word that means nothing, journalism is a word that means something. Applause at FIU. #sjmc_hearst



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