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Social Media Blogger and Chief Digital Officer, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Digital evangelist & skeptic. 3 yrs @metmuseum; 21 yrs @columbia: • @RoopaOnline hubby • IG: @sreenet • host @smwknd •

What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked as an intern at the Fiji Sun. First paid job was as a proofreader for the Sunday Observer in New Delhi, India.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I learned to type on a typewriter when I was 11. My mom thought it was a handy skill to acquire and she was right!

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Kermit the Frog.

Am leaving The Met after three magical years. — How did people say goodbye before Medium came along? ? Given that some of the best posts I've read on Medium are goodbyes and other transition notes [see Baratunde's eg: I'm Leaving The Daily Show], it's appropriate that my first Medium post is a farewell note.

@Sree in Lugano (with images, tweets) · sree · Storify

#SreeNonProfits: Workshop on digital & nonprofits — Feb. 25, 2016, hosted by @Columbia_SPS. Many thanks to the organizers, @causeglobal, @howardgr, @tomwatson. And great to be back @columbiajourn.

Does the Internet Make Us More Generous? — Crowdsourced funding for charity has also resulted in crowdsourced funding for non-charitable projects. While this doesn't meet the usual definition of generosity, it's clear that being generous is a major factor in why people participate. Related Questions Kickstarter, a funding source for creative projects, has raised pledges of almost $400 million for almost 75,000 projects (with a successful-completion rate of around 43%).

Setting Up Digital to Tell Stories to a Global Audience — As the first Chief Digital Officer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Sree Sreenivasan leads the charge in managing and producing digital content - which means storytelling for a global audience.

Next Steps in the Met's Digital Evolution — "Last week, the Met's Twitter feed marked the twentieth anniversary of the launch of the Museum's website. A look back at the press release, "Metropolitan Museum to inaugurate Internet homepage on World Wide Web," shows how forward-thinking the Met was at the time (this is almost two years before was registered as a domain and before some major U.S.

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Building Your Online Brand Voice — As an entrepreneur, in many ways you're selling the idea of you, not just your products and services. Your clients aren't buying from a big corporate brand, so they need to get a sense of you - what you represent, your values and your beliefs.

5 social media lessons from Roger Ebert, @EbertChicago — It's appropriate that I learned on Twitter of the passing of Roger Ebert -- not only because that's the place I get most of my breaking news, but also because Ebert helped me understand the power of social media and helped me teach it to others.

Italia Innovation Program's Day in Venice — July 1, 2015: Italia Innovation Program's #BackToItaly team spent a day working and playing in Venice. My wife (@roopaonline on Twitter & Instagram) and daughter (@thedurga on IG; her twin is away in Juventus camp) and I got to tag along for part of the day before a talk at Palazzo Grassi.
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Jul 24, 2016

Didn't get to do my usual NYT readalong, so here are photos of @khaleejtimes, which arrived at my bro's door at 4am!

Jul 24, 2016

@BurjKhalifa Am free in Dubai 7-10 am; 1-6 pm. Might I be able to get press access to look around & take pix? I've only done tourist stuff.

Jul 24, 2016

@emirates I saw "London is Falling," "Eye in the Sky" and "Where to Invade Next." I need to watch a sitcom or two DXB-TRV on Monday.

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