James Carson is a digital publisher and journalist. He has held senior digital audience management roles at The Telegraph, Bauer Media and Factory Media, managing social media presences with tens of millions of connections, as well as running his own startup. He has spent his entire career working with social media and search marketing, and has seen social media’s effect on the established media industry first hand. His tenure at The Telegraph meant working on the 2016 EU referendum and election of Donald Trump to the US presidency, and he saw many of the adverse effects that social media was having on information flow and sentiment.
He has written extensively on audience management and digital marketing for Econsultancy, as well as writing for The Telegraph on our relationship with social media and technology. He is a regular conference speaker on digital publishing and marketing, and has spoken on panels at Chatham House, the House of Lords and The Henry Jackson Society about fake news and social media.