Neil F. Foote

Department: 
News
College: 
Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism
Email: 
foote@unt.edu
Phone: 
(214) 448-3765
Expertise: 
Future of newspapers; use of Facebook/Twitter for news gathering/distribution; use of social media to market company services and products; future of iPhone/iPad and mobile applications for news gathering and distribution; celebrity public relations problems; Barack Obama, the presidency and race; newsroom/workforce diversity; black radio
Education: 
MBA, Southern Methodist University MSJ, Northwestern University BA, government, Wesleyan University
Activities: 
Interviewed by BlackAmericaWeb.com on candidate Barack Obama’s chances of winning the 2008 presidential election; by XMRadio on Obama’s bid for the presidency; by The New York Times on diversity in newspapers; and by TheRoot.com on the future of Ebony magazine. Editor and co-founder of PoliticsInColor.com, an interactive website that offers multicultural, multimedia coverage of political issues that started with the 2008 presidential, congressional and senate campaigns.