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Why does social media matter?

I spent a day in Princeton, N.J., earlier this month with leaders of New Jersey’s media.

It was at the New Jersey Associated Press Managing Editors meeting, and I was asked to join a panel of journalists who would share their thoughts/advice on social media.

I was happy to help. At the Daily Record/Sunday News have a robust print product, the daily newspaper, but 80 percent of my workday involves more to do with online news. Social media is a majority of that online work.

I put together a quick slideshow of some of the social media we use and why it matters, and why it works.

My slideshow presentation

Take look. Maybe you use the same applications, or have more to offer.