Twitterocracy event April 9 in Washington, D.C.

Learn more about the relationship between social media and politics at the National Press Club in D.C.

The Missouri School of Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the National Press Club Journalism Institute will sponsor a conference on social media and politics April 9. The event will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

From the Reynolds Journalism Institute site:

"The 2012 election campaign took the use of social media tools to new heights with citizens, politicians and journalists informing, persuading and mobilizing their fellow citizens. New research findings and programming models are demonstrating how social media are revolutionizing the way we communicate in a democracy. Learn from top media executives, journalists, campaign veterans and researchers about social media trends and the impact on political discourse."

Click here for more information, including itinerary and registration details.