The Boston Globe, Boston World Partnerships Event to Examine Ties Between Traditional Media, Social Media

The Boston Globe and Boston World Partnerships will launch a series of joint events with The Intersection of Journalism and Social Media: How Traditional Media Is Shaping Our New Media Consumption, to be held April 13 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston.

The event will explore the interaction and interdependence of journalism and social media, and participants will include Boston Globe editor Marty Baron, Neiman Journalism Lab founding director Joshua Benton, American Islamic Congress director of outreach Nasser Weddady, and Daily Grommet founder and CEO Jules Pieri, with SocialSphere director of analytics Jonathan Chavez serving as moderator.

Boston World Partnerships is a nonprofit economic development initiative founded and chaired by Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino.