Newark’s social media-happy mayor, Cory Booker, regularly grabs headlines for his impressively innovative uses of social media. In response to critics’ tweets, he housed residents in his own home after Hurricane Sandy, brought national attention to food stamps, and taken suggestions on how to spend Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million donation to Newark schools. Now that… → Read More
When discussing social media and how he uses it for his political work as mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker called out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckberg as an “American Hero” for his work on connecting the world. → Read More
Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 in San Francisco. We all know him as the Mayor who has taken Twitter by storm, and also the fellow who has no problem jumping into burning buildings to save people. I’m not kidding. → Read More
Don’t let big media decide what’s important. #waywire enters private alpha today to let you collect, curate, and share video news from across the Internet. Clips from top-tier broadcasters, citizen journalists, and original web content creators can be cobbled together to let you share your perspective on what’s happening in the world.
“There’s an oligarchy in the media and that needs to be broken up” Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker tells me. So he’s building #waywire, a news site that features original and syndicated video content, but that also lets viewers record and share their responses.
“Traditional news sources aren’t in any way talking to millennials” Booker says, so #waywire is designed to deliver them content from… → Read More