Social Media? I’ve got this! Facebook, Twitter, YouTube. If those are the only tools you’re using in your social media arsenal, you are missing out. This week in our Knowledge and New Media (COM 510) course, we were asked to read about the Social Media tools described on the AIDS.gov website and to try three of … More Social Media Tools – It’s more than Facebook and Twitter.
“The rush to be first has so thoroughly swallowed up the principle of being right and first that it seems a little egg on the face is now deemed worth the risk.” – Judy Muller CNN, the 24 Hour News Cycle and digital media have changed how news is delivered and received. News anchors turn … More The Age of Retractions (COM510, Blog 4-2)
In this week’s assignment, we were asked to Oconee County Observations website and evaluate the quality of the blog. The Oconee County Observations blog is written by Oconee County citizen, Lee Becker. Mr. Becker holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his B.A. in Journalism and M.A. in Communication … More Evaluating Lee Becker’s Oconee County Observations
The birth and evolution of the world-wide web has changed how get our news. Gone are the days when people would tune into the CBS Evening News and get the news from Walter Cronkite, who was considered “the man Americans most trusted” (Biography, 2015). Today news papers and magazines are available on-line as well as … More Sources, Credibility, and Social Media