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UT Social Media Week 2019 – Tuesday

Tuesday, February 26

Brought to you by the UT School of Journalism and Electronic Media

Morning Kick Off

#UTSMW19 will kick off at 9:35 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26. Stop by to register to win free prizes, grab a donut and coffee, and enjoy the music before heading to the week’s first session!


Session 1

“I’m right, you’re wrong–you stupid jerk.” Incivility towards Journalists on Social Media.

9:40-10:55 a.m. (COM 402 – Scripps Theater)

In today’s political climate, journalists have become the target of bad behavior on social media. Local journalists will discuss how they deal with this negativity.

Speakers: Jack Lail, Heather Harrington, Mark Harmon


Session 2


12:40-1:55 p.m. (COM 402 – Scripps Theater)

Panelists from AC Entertainment will share how they use social media to promote events such as Bonnaroo, Big Ears Festival, Forecastle Festival and many others.

Speakers: Rhett Talbert, Luna Brewer, Emily Harenza