It's All Journalism

#13 - Alexander B. Howard, Govt. 2.0


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It's All Journalism

Megan Cloherty, Michael O'Connell and Julia O'Donoghue

Washington, D.C.

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#13 - Alexander B. Howard, Govt. 2.0

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Alexander B. Howard is the Government 2.0 Washington correspondent for O'Reilly Media. His beat covers the intersection of technology, government and society, where citizens join together to make a better community.

It's All Journalism Producer Michael O'Connell sat down with Howard to discuss how digital technology has altered the reporter's job, from covering politics to collecting and distributing news across multiple platforms.

One of the topics they discuss is how President Barack Obama's campaign used data mining to target and mobilize specific types of voters in the recent presidential race.

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