Monthly Archives: February 2014

ESPN’s Shelley Smith will be our guest on Wednesday

ESPN correspondent Shelley Smith will join us on Wednesday to talk about how she and her network use social media. Please come to class with plenty of questions. Here is her bio.  

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Facebook Advertising and Influencing Human Behavior

The readings for this week were very insightful looking at the social media networks Facebook and Pinterest. They approached the networks from an angle we aren’t used to always talking about, which is how they can raise revenue and influence … Continue reading

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Five discussion questions – Feb. 24

By Kathleen Anderson 1) Do you think it’s a good thing for one company to possess so much information about so many people?  What are the implications of this kind of information monopoly? 2) At what point does studying trends … Continue reading

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Please post your link to Part I of your social media portfolio here:

Please be sure to activate the link by highlighting the link and clicking on the link button above. Becca’s Social Media Portfolio Link Ally’s Social Media Portfolio Part 1 Link Jennifer’s Social Media Portfolio Part 1 Link Jenna’s Social Media … Continue reading

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Examples of social media portfolios

Livebinders: http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=796883 Personal portfolio: http://snerariley.com/?page_id=278 Storify: http://storify.com/Bry_Arens/j491-social-media-portfolio  

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News outlets and community engagement: How to involve your audience

By: Whitney Carlson Jan Mayer’s “Community engagement: A practical conversation for newsrooms” was full of great ideas for how to connect and interact with your audience and community. In this post, I will give examples and describe some ideas that … Continue reading

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5 questions for Feb. 17- Sam Pimper

Newsrooms receive an abundance of phone calls, emails, and social media feedback on a daily basis.  You want your core audience to feel important in the news-process but addressing all of these things is not possible.  How should we go … Continue reading

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