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.