The two-day-long March for Innovation is drawing to a close, and the tech industry – with some celebrity support in the form of Newark Mayor Cory Booker, former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg – has once again...Show More Summary
The famously busy mayor--and founder of social video discovery site #Waywire--meets with Fast Company's Ellen McGirt to discuss why nothing beats a real-world hangout. Yes, even the perfect tweet. “Nothing is as powerful as a 20-second...Show More Summary
Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) made a total of $1.3 million from 96 paid speeches from 2008 to April of 2013, BuzzFeed reports. "Booker paid roughly $467,000 in taxes on the speeches during the five year period... he gave nearly $620,000 -- or just under 75 percent of the earnings after taxes -- to charities and non-profits. Show More Summary
How Twitter has changed local politics (via The Christian Science Monitor) Newark Mayor Cory Booker has used his Twitter account to connect with his constituents on pertinent issues. Many of them have used social media to engage in political discourse or campaign for community action.(Twitter) Lynette Barnes, a southern New Jersey native, was initially hesitant [...]
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) "has fired the first volley in what could be a contentious primary battle with Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) for the 2014 U.S. Senate nomination," the Newark Star Ledger reports. Pallone sent a scathing letter to Booker last week accusing him of withholding money from AIDS patients.
In case you were wondering, Lloyd Grove confirms Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D), who has kept out of the spotlight for the last several months, is indeed running for U.S. Senate. "He told me he has been interviewing potential campaignShow More Summary
Waywire, the hyped video site co-founded by Newark mayor Cory Booker, has released a new version of the service today that borrows plenty of design cues from Pinterest and adds some new functionality.
The social video network that Newark Mayor Cory Booker co-founded last June with the Twitter-ready name #waywire has moved a step closer to an official launch. On Tuesday, the would-be YouTube rival unveiled new features. They include...Show More Summary
Where do you put the videos you find around the web, and how do they express your identity? #Waywire 2.0 aims to be the answer. Co-founded by Newark Mayor Cory Booker and launched nine months ago, Waywire focused on original and user-generated content. Show More Summary
Revision3, a Discovery Digital Video Network, has signed a first-look deal with Max Benator, former executive producer for Newark NJ Mayor Cory Booker’s #waywire video network, to develop talent, channels and shows for Revision3?s expanding online video networks. Show More Summary
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) told the Asbury Park Press that he is "very interested" in making a run for the U.S. Senate next year, setting up a possible showdown between the veteran lawmaker and Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D). Said Pallone: "I'm pursuing that and working on it on a daily basis. It's a very important part about what I want to do in the future."
Ahh yes, Sunday. WASHINGTON JOURNAL. ABC’S THIS WEEK: Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Roundtable: Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D-NJ),Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Matthew Dowd, Jeff Zeleny, Katrina vanden Heuvel. Religious Roundtable: Writer and religious scholar Reza Aslan; Rev. Show More Summary
This was a relatively quiet, contemplative week at Mashable, as we took you behind the scenes of both Newark Mayor Cory Booker's Reddit AMA and the new Pope's social media team The week was flush with Google news. Even as news junkies...Show More Summary
1. Inc. Magazine sat down with Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who spoke on how he believed startups will define America’s future. If you’ve seen Cory Booker’s documentary “Brick City,” you know how amazing this guy is. 2. Under30 CEO tells the United States’ young entrepreneurs to pack their bags and leave — now. 3. I [...]
AUSTIN, Texas — A New Jersey mayor, Cory Booker, has made the point that most government agencies and officials are inept regarding social media. Booker, who is considered a rising star within Democratic Party circles, has been the mayor of Newark, New Jersey since 2006. He is very active on Twitter and has a very [...]
Newark Mayor Cory Booker is a well-known political figure and like President Obama, he is also a Star Trek fan. Earlier this week the mayor called in to a New Jersey public radio station to show support during a pledge drive and during his call he was pitted against noted nerd John Hodgman in a [...]
Newark’s social media-happy mayor, Cory Booker, regularly grabs headlines for his impressively innovative uses of social media. In response to critics’ tweets, he housed residents in his own home after Hurricane Sandy, brought national...Show More Summary
Our time had expired, I was getting the “wrap it up, now!” signal from the volunteers charged with keeping the tech festival moving, and yet I knew the moment Mayor Cory Booker nearly vaulted out of his chair for one final question that things would run late. Show More Summary
When he's not busy saving a freezing dog or running into a burning building, Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker may be looking for ways to use technology in his governance. Speaking at the 2013 SXSW conference, Booker said social mediaShow More Summary
WayWire, the video startup that counts super-hero Newark, New Jersey mayor Cory Booker among its founders, has confirmed to VentureBeat that LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is one of its angel investors.