Reporting pot holes can be easy if your mayor is Cory Booker, but for the rest of us tweeting a pot hole often does little to help. That’s why I am really excited about Civic Hero – it’s an app that lets you report on local issues to your city government. Show More Summary
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
No More Excuses?: The Myth of Black Uplift By David J. Leonard | NewBlackMan (in Exile) From Jimmy Iovine to Cory Booker, America’s cultural, educational and political elite is gracing the halls of academy to celebrate the nation’s education successes (along with their movement back to their parent’s couches). Show More Summary
‘Commencing’ the Myth of Black Uplift by David J. Leonard | NewBlackMan (in Exile) It's the season of commencement speeches. From Jimmy Iovine to Cory Booker, America’s cultural, educational and political elite is gracing the halls of academy to celebrate the nation’s education successes (along with their movement back to their parent’s couches). 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 [...]
NEW JERSEY: Cory Booker won’t walk to the Democratic nomination for Senate. Rep. Frank Pallone is running and slammed Booker yesterday. He accused him of “shirking his responsibilities” as mayor of Newark “accusing the city of failing to fund its obligatio …
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
Cory Booker has more than 1.3 million followers on Twitter. That's impressive by any measure, but when you consider Newark, N.J., the city of which he is mayor, has a population a quarter of that size, you understand why he is known by many as America's Mayor. Show More Summary
The Honorable Cory A. Booker, Mayor of the City of Newark, NJ invites residents, as well as business and civic leaders to support Higher Education “CBS This Morning” Co-Anchor Gayle King to serve as Honorary Chair Newark, NJ – UNCF (United...Show More Summary
Newark Mayor and popular imaginary boyfriend Cory Booker is mentioned in a federal lawsuit regarding an MTV anti-violence campaign to turn AK-47s into jewelry in Africa. Snoop Lion was also implicated. Read more...
Tense night in Boston & surrounding towns. Chris Cerf in Camden Likens the school takeover to FDR's New Deal. Really. 200 show up to Camden schools forum. Cory Booker donated to Dem senator who voted against gun bill The only contribution Booker made from his PAC during the first quarter of 2013 was to Sen. Show 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.
New tools make it easier for users to pull videos from YouTube and Vimeo, plus every video you've shared on Facebook, Twitter, and Vine, and share them as "wires." About 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Some of it is compelling, informative content that could enrich one’s personal and professional life. Show More Summary
Waywire, the video-sharing network co-founded by Cory Booker and backed by Eric Schmidt, Oprah Winfrey, and Reid Hoffman, among others, is coming out of alpha today, and it is at great pains to communicate its vision loudly and clearly.As I noted in an article about Waywire last month, the company at first had trouble articulating exactly what its product...
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
(The Root) -- With approximately 450 days left as mayor, Newark, N.J.'s Cory Booker must use his charisma to charm all of New Jersey if he indeed runs for Senate. But during Tuesday's media breakfast for black journalists, it was clear that his first order of business is to make Newark an example of his political acumen and economic savvy. Read full article...