Building relationship and trust on TikTok – and finding news stories

Reuters Institute Global Journalism Seminar

Wednesday 20 January 2021   13:00 to 14:00


Sophia Smith Galer, BBC journalist and TikTok influencer


Virtual Event

Sophia Smith Galer speaks at this Reuters Institute Global Journalism Seminar.

Sophia created the podumentary: The TikTok Election. She has 140,000 followers and over three million likes on TikTok (and counting), and made headline news in 2020 when she used her knowledge of the platform to show how Donald Trump was using it to campaign for the presidency, even while trying to get the app banned. She was named Edinburgh TV Festival’s Ones to Watch and is one of TikTok’s top 100 creators.

All welcome to join via Zoom, but registration required.

Type: Lectures and Seminars, Reuters Institute