Power of Social Media

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Facebook launched in 2004 and shortly after Twitter launched itself in 2006. Now, over 10 years later, it’s hard to think of a life without the use of not only the Internet but social media... Read More

What is Tumblr?

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Blogs have become increasingly popular with the rise of social media such as Instagram and Twitter. There are bloggers out there who make a living off their blogs and social media! It’s an essen... Read More

Become Social and Skillful

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Calling all journalists looking for a few tips on how to use Twitter and Instagram professionally! In a previous blog post, (1) New Journalist Request, I discussed numerous pros and cons to using soci... Read More

Think before you post

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There are plenty of reasons why Twitter and Facebook can be used successfully for professional journalistic purposes. Steve Buttry, the Director of Student Media at LSU wrote an article in 2012 called... Read More

Word of Mouth on Steroids

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The Web 2.0 world has drastically changed the world of journalism as we know it. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have greatly affected the way news organizations and journalists opera... Read More