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Interviews & Publications | Mark Anthony Thomas

Interviews, publications, and articles on me + my projects.

Social Media Networking: From Occupy Wall Street to Flash Robs

An interview on social media's role in advocacy and activism.

New York Times | In an Evolving Harlem, Newcomers Try to Fit In

In the past few years, the "Village of Harlem," as older residents still call it, has become a 21st-century laboratory for integration. Class and money and race are at the center of the changes in the neighborhood.

Mark Anthony Thomas: Do-Right Man | UrbanFaith

For poet and investigative reporter Mark Anthony Thomas, God is the guiding force in his mission to help people make their urban communities better. Mark Anthony Thomas is director of City Limits, an independent investigative journalism organization that reports on civic affairs in five boroughs of New York City.

Getty announces winners of Mishmash, its media mashup competition | Wired

Getty Images has announced the winners of its 2012 Mishmash remix challenge, with In This Shop by Jason Harper from the USA, taking top spot. Mishmash is an annual competition that invites entrants from around the world to take content from Getty's library of music, stills and video and mash it up into new works of media and art.

Viral Video: Getty Images' Mishmash 2012 Competition Global Winner

And the winner is … Jason Harper for “In this Shop.”

Civil Rights Icon Andrew Young Sits Down With NewsOne To Talk About MLK Memorial

Following the dedication of the national monument for MLK this past weekend, Civil Rights Icon Andrew Young sat down with NewsOne correspondent Mark Anthony Thomas to discuss MLK's vision for economic justice and the lifelong battle to eradicate poverty. Thomas was also able to sit down with the vice president of Operation Hope, James Bailey.

Mark Anthony Thomas discusses Obamacare | 103.7 FM

Mark Anthony Thomas gives us his opinions of the Affordable Health Care Act. Marc Anthony Thomas Interview- 628 Mark Anthony Thomas is the Director of City Limits, overseeing the news organization's operations and development. He previously served as the Deputy Director of City Futures, the parent organization of the public policy think tank, Center for an Urban Future.

5 Ways Hyperlocal News Sites Can Use Social Media to Drive Engagement | Street Fight

Social media is a powerful and necessary tool for hyperlocal publications to engage with their readers and promote their work. In small communities, it can be a vital conduit to reach local people, build traffic, and provide value for advertisers. Here are five tips from hyperlocal publishers on how to increase a site's social media presence...

Leveraging the Power of Digital and Social Media to Elevate Voices | Social Media Week

This is a guest post by our event partner, The Brooklyn Bureau. Mark Anthony Thomas is the Director of City Limits; a New York City based non-profit investigative journalism organization. The Brooklyn Bureau Launch is an official Social Media Week event. Social media has changed the way we communicate with each other, and we've...

The 9th Annual Red Tie Soiree': A Night of Power, Prestige, and Purpose

Sunday December 18, 2011 was truly a night to be remembered for Atlantans. The Red Tie Soirée, held annually, made it's mark and celebrated it's ninth year in rotation on the special events scene.

Finally, Brooklyn Gets its Own News Bureau | Patch AOL

Mark Anthony Thoms discusses the Brooklyn Bureau, bringing investigative, hyper-local and aggregate news journalism to the mighty borough of Brooklyn

Working to Broaden and Deepen Our Online Engagement | The White House

Sarah Bernard On Monday, the White House hosted its first African American Online Summit, which brought together a group of programming leaders from the African American online media world for an in-depth briefing and discussion about how the Administration is approaching important issues such as jobs, the economy, health care, education, community investment, civil rights and civil liberties, and the First Lady's initiative.

A Campaign for Cities? Yes Please | City Limits Magazine

Urban America Be Heard in Election 2012? | City Limits Magazine

Turning the Page | City Limits' All Digital Next Step | City Limits Magazine

Mark Anthony Thomas discusses the transition to digital.

From Publishing to Policy, Via MIT Sloan

Mark Anthony Thomas, SF '14, plans to build on his career success with new tools and an appreciation for system dynamics

TEDxUGA features big-thinking Bulldogs past, present - The Red and Black

It was five hours of new ideas and pushing envelopes at the University of Georgia's Special Collections Library Friday, as TEDxUGA hosted its inaugural conference. The speakers were drawn from UGA students, faculty and alumni who talked about new ideas ranging from off-shore farming to the ...

2006 Do Right Men | Mark Anthony Thomas | Essence Magazine

Thomas believes that helping low-income students get a postsecondary education should be a national priority-and he’s doing something about it. In 2001, motivated by the lack of Black men he saw in college, he joined Helping Teens Succeed, an Atlanta nonprofit after-school program that prepares underprivileged students for college. As a member of its board of directors, he was instrumental in acquiring a million dollar federal grant to hire full-time staff and expand programs into schools across Georgia. Three years later, his efforts secured him the role of president of the board. “I want to give our kids, especially young Black boys, the tools they need to succeed in life,” Thomas says.

UGA Announces Top 40 Under 40 Alumni in 2013

Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia Alumni Association has announced the 40 Under 40 Class of 2013. The group of young alumni will be celebrated at an awards luncheon Sept. 19 at the Georgia Aquarium. Selected from a nominee pool of approximately 500 graduates, the program recognizes 40 outstanding UGA alumni under age 40.

UGA Alumni Association announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2013

Selected from a nominee pool of approximately 500 graduates, the program recognizes 40 outstanding UGA alumni under age 40. Criteria for the 40 Under 40 program include the graduates' commitment to a lifelong relationship with UGA and their impact in business, leadership, community, artistic, research, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.

Challenge Funding Supports a Dedicated News Platform for Brooklyn

With funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and a matching grant from the Brooklyn Community Foundation, a new online news site with a targeted focus on Brooklyn communities will be launched in the fall.

Mayor Declares October 26 "City Limits Day in New York City"

City honors non-profit investigative media organization as it hosts citywide event to celebrate 35th anniversary

40 Under 40: UGA Alumni Association Names Outstanding Alumni

From 500 applicants, UGA selects 40 outstanding alumni.

Terry Alum Speak at TEDx Conference

Mark Anthony Thomas graduated from Terry in 2001. Now he serves as director and publisher of City Limits, New York City’s leading civic investigative journalism organization.

Mark Anthony Thomas' Localized Media Keynote Provides Insight About the Changes in Media

The world of journalism is shifting its communication platform from print to digital and the importance of hyper-local information is more adamant than ever, according to Mark Thomas in his localized media keynote. News media has undergone a drastic change for the past several years.

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Formally Launches New Center for Community and Ethnic Media

New York, New York (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism formally launches its new Center for Community and Ethic Media with a reception on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (219 West 40th Street).