AlterNet.org, Don Hazen, Roxanne Cooper, Steve Katz, Susan Mernit, Cheryl Contee and Deanna Zandt invite you to celebrate the release of Deanna's groundbreaking book, Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking (June 2010, Berrett-Koehler).
appetizers will be served! Books will be sold and signed at the
About the book:
The times are not just a-changin', they're a-revolutionizin'! As social media becomes increasingly present in our everyday lives, a major democratic cultural shift is underway. Through the power of relationships, sharing of experiences, and organizing online, previously marginalized voices are pouring into and shaping public conversations like never before.
What people are saying about "Share This!":
"Deanna Zandt is right on target–social media is a new frontier for social justice. The world may indeed be a better place if we all tell our stories authentically and fearlessly and listen to one another with open hearts."
–Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
"When Deanna Zandt writes that sharing is daring, she expresses the logic of the age, where a shift from hoarding to sharing can provide incredible social leverage. Think of 'Share This' as a manifesto for social engagement, and as a manual for positive change."
–Clay Shirky, author of Here Comes Everybody and faculty member, Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University
"If you are an activist or a concerned citizen and you are new to social media, start with Share This! Deanna Zandt has deep knowledge, broad experience, a knack for clear and simple explanation, a talent for storytelling, and a wonderfully engaging voice."
–Howard Rheingold, author of Smart Mobs and lecturer, University of California Berkeley and Stanford University
"This book is perfectly timed and brilliantly balanced between reality and inspiration. Social media won't change the world on its own but with active, informed and conscious participation we can."
–Baratunde Thurston, comedian, blogger, and Web Editor, The Onion
When & Where
AlterNet.org & Deanna Zandt
AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet’s aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and more. Since its inception in 1998, AlterNet.org has grown dramatically to keep pace with the public demand for independent news. We provide free online content to millions of readers, serving as a reliable filter, keeping our vast audience well-informed and engaged, helping them to navigate a culture of information overload and providing an alternative to the commercial media onslaught. Our aim is to stimulate, inform, and instigate.