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@MsDrData goes to Washington

Presenter 1
Lisa Neidert
University of Michigan Population Studies Center

National Public Radio had an open call to Tweet the 2012 Election at NPR headquarters. This presentation will describe the experience for @MsDrData. The presentation will cover the wide range of expertise of the Election2012 meet-up participants; research/preparation; technology and shared resources; an information fire hose; misinformation; live tweeting; production tours; and learning new technologies for recording the experience. This presentation will also put this experience in the larger context of Twitter: information, archival resource, analysis and prediction, and outreach.

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