War and Tweets: Terrorism in America in the Digital Age

New America
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

The panel will discuss how political rhetoric, news media, and social media shape the public reaction to terrorism; how to use strategic communications to build community resilience in the aftermath of an attack; and what it means to respond in such a way as to remind ourselves that we are stronger than those who target us.


Mayor Buddy Dyer
City of Orlando

The Honorable Sharon Burke
Director, Resource Security Program, New America

Juliette Kayyem
CNN National Security Analyst, former Undersecretary for Homeland Security, State of Massachusetts and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Dr. Peter Singer
Strategist and Senior Fellow, International Security Program at New America

Follow the conversation online using #CivicStrength and following @NewAmericaISP

Live streaming of this event will be available on the New America website