UNT lecturer available to discuss social media and the papal conclave

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 21:40

DENTON (UNT), Texas--Cardinals of the Catholic Church are meeting in the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, and a major difference from Pope Benedict XVI’s election in 2005 is social media.

Samra Bufkins, lecturer of strategic communications in UNT’s Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, is available for interviews about the role of social media in discussions of the conclave.

Bufkins can be reached by email at samra.bufkins@unt.edu, on her cell at 214-708-5653, or on Twitter: @samjb.

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