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How to Get a Conversation with President Obama

Big debate in social media use — can online action turn into offline action? What is the point posting all this stuff online if no one will go offline and use that information?  Last week, social media proved to be … Continue reading

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Google TV: Web entering your television this fall

Don’t want to wait until 10 p.m. for your favorite show to run on TV? Tired of having to watch a show online on your tiny computer screen? As announced earlier this week, your solution is coming this fall, and … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Gulf: PR after BP

Nearly 650 miles of Gulf of Mexico coast line have been environmentally and financially devastated by what President Barack Obama deemed “a potentially unprecedented environmental disaster.” The oil-laden waters, fishing bans and social hostility of coastal towns caused a subsequent … Continue reading

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University of California stops using Gmail over security concerns

Every time I open my computer, the first thing I do is check my Arizona State University e-mail, from Gmail. I like to think that Google is one of the most reliable websites. To me, my e-mail is one of … Continue reading

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Stalking people? No it is just Foursquare

Have you ever walked into a new restaurant hoping that it will be delicious, but you did not know what to expect? Or, have you ever gone to a concert and thought, “I wonder if I will run into anyone … Continue reading

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2-Year-Old Finds iPad Easy to Use

The iPad is not only for teens and adults, according to Mashable.com two-year-olds can use them too! What is our world coming to? Two-year-olds are playing with  apps like Dr. Seuss on the iPad. When I was growing up I … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber’s talent discovered on YouTube

Born in Stratford, Ontario, Justin Bieber was discovered on everyone’s favorite social media video website, YouTube. Bieber has taken the world by storm with one heartthrob song after another, and he is just 16-years-old. Pattie Mallette, Bieber’s mother, began posting … Continue reading

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12 year old boy faces adult murder charges

******************************************************************* CNN.com reports: On a chilly morning in February 2009, state police found 26-year-old Kenzie Houk in her bed with a bullet though her head. She was eight months pregnant. The search for her killer ended with the most surprising … Continue reading

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A Branding Challenge to Write Home About

While reviewing PR blogs I came across a post by Dan Wool in the Valley PR Blog that surprised me and directly relates to my current PR internship. I work at a local alternative rock radio station as a PR/Promotions … Continue reading

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Who Owns Social Media?

I first heard the term “social media” in JMC 301: Intermediate Newswriting.  I was considering a story on text messaging and my teacher said I should point it in a  “social media” direction.  I had no idea what she was … Continue reading

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