The Magic of Mobile As co-founder of Super PAC App, which hit #1 in its category in the App Store and was called a “must-have election app” by ABC News, Hollett explains how mobile can engage and educate users in politics, journalism, and civic media. Media Revolution/Evolution Are TVs and newspapers becoming artifacts? Hollett explains how digital media presents both a challenge and an opportunity to traditional media, as citizens view and share content in new ways. Engaging Youth In a very interactive, multi-media driven presentation, Hollett talks about her volunteer work in Africa and illustrates why youth involvement is so critical in finding lasting solutions. As a former MuchMusic VJ, Hollett is a natural with young audiences. Pop Culture With Bite, Why Entertainment Matters As someone who has interviewed hundreds of celebs, from Beyonce to Coldplay, Hollett shares her experience connecting pop culture to social issues, illustrating the role of art and celebrity in creating social change.
Workshop | Using Social Media for Movement Building
As a cross-platform journalist, Hollett explains how to use social media engage grassroot supporters and gain traction with traditional media. By looking at the opportunities presented by Twitter, YouTube, and blogs, plus understanding what traditional media is looking for, find out how the media can find you.