JLPR Muse & News: Should you delete that tweet? →
jlpr: Hillary Clinton looks old. Rachel Maddow looks like a boy. Callista Gingrich looks like her hair snaps on. Old ladies look awful in backless dresses. Nasty stuff, yes. But few of us would be terribly surprised if some teenage boy who didn’t know any better tweeted out those…
Great use of Facebook
This is a brilliant use of Facebook for marketing by Volkswagen. It’s beautiful in its simplicity, and it’s a whole lot of fun. Kudos to the person that came up with the social media version of flipbook animation. Well done.
The 13 Most Useless College Majors (As Determined...
newsweek: 1. Fine Arts 2. Drama and Theatre Arts 3. Film, Video, and Photographic Arts 4. Commercial Art and Graphic Design 5. Architecture 6. Philosophy and Religious Studies 7. English Literature and Language 8. Journalism 9. Anthropology and Archeology 10. Hospitality Management 11. Music 12. History 13. Political Science and Government (Ed: Your primary tumblrs majored in two...
The rush to be first
Breaking the story first appears to be the gold star in today’s journalism. Check out this argument over who broke a story about Rich Ross leaving Disney Co. Getting it first shouldn’t be the goal. Getting it right with some analysis that helps your audience (in a timely manner) should be.
The Native Women's Association of Canada needs...
Today Health Canada cut 100 per cent of its funding to the Native Women’s Association of Canada’s health department. This is from NWAC’s Executive Director, Claudette Dumont Smith: “NWAC needs your help - Today Health Canada cut 100% of its funding to the NWAC Health Department. These cuts will result in the loss of programs and research addressing early childhood...
1984, the Stasi and online surveillance
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How to Engage Journalists on Social Media →
ss-pr: Great infographic from prdaily.com on how to engage journalists with social media. Remember each journalist is different and it’s still best to find out their preferred method for communication first, this is still an interesting guide though.