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Jennifer Preston

Miami, Fla.
Journalism Vice President, Knight Foundation
As seen in: The New York Times

Vice President, Journalism @knightfdn Alum @nytimes @nynewsday. First NYT social media editor. Author, Queen Bess, just reissued by @OpenRoadMedia.

Twitter Photos From Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade — Last Updated | 11:05 a.m. As my colleague, Kim Severson reports, experts say this Thanksgiving could turn out to be the most documented holiday ever on social media. We take a look at how some of the 3 million people lining the route of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are using their phones and Twitter to share photos.

Speaking Digitally About Exhibits — WHEN Bridget Oliveri, a 25-year-old medical student, was deciding where to take a visitor one recent evening, she dismissed the usual destinations for 20-somethings in Manhattan and Brooklyn in favor of the American Museum of Natural History. It wasn't a tough sell.

Facebook and YouTube Fuel the Egyptian Protests — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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.
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Sep 28, 2016

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Sep 23, 2016

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