Photographs of Occupy Miami Press Conference and Social Media Club South Florida Panel Discussion at The Stage on 2/7/12

Occupy Miami Press Conference and Social Media Club South Florida Panel  Discussion at The Stage on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. Social Media Club South Florida had a panel on protests and citizen journalism.

What role did social media and citizen media play in organizing and accelerating protest movements? What’s the relationship between citizen media and mainstream media?

The panelists included:

Janie Campbell, Founding Editor of Huffington Post Miami. A proud Florida native, she was previously deputy web editor at NBC Miami, has been an editor at The Feast and SB Nation, and has written for NBC Local Media and a slew of irreverent blogs.

Carlos Miller, Founder and Publisher at Photography Is Not A Crime. Carlos covered the Occupy Miami movement from start to finish, and was arrested during this week’s break-up.

Jared Goyette, Online Producer at The Miami Herald and Founder and Producer of Open Media Miami, an independent community news partner of the Miami Herald and Beached Miami that covers neighborhoods along the Biscayne Corridor.

Muhammed Malik, Co-Producer, Let’s Talk About It radio (880 AM). Muhammed participated in and covered Occupy Miami and other citizen actions.

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