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George Mason University and the Use of Social Media in the Case of Abdirashid Dahir

April 3rd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Tech Blog Posts

Abdirashid Dahir on Dipity. A recent post by Mindy McAdams about the use of timelines in journalism had me wanting to try out the idea. I thought the recent case of George Mason student Abdirashid Dahir would lend itself to a timeline. How quickly events happened after the Sarah Evans Facebook post would help to […]

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Facebook Journalism On The Rise

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Tech Blog Posts

Facebook is not only a place to connect with friends, it is now more and more a way to connect with news. A recent post by Vadim Lavrusik on Mashable talks about this growing trend. Facebook journalism is on the rise because the social media site is becoming more public, Lavrusik says. The recent Egyptian revolution […]

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‘JournalismNext’ Chapter 10 Summary

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Journalism Next by Mark Briggs

News is a conversation now, not a lecture, and there is no going back, says Mark Briggs in Chapter 10. Briggs acknowledges that some journalists would prefer a lecture style of news, but says that journalism is made better by audience participation. The key now is for journalists to learn to “manage, and leverage, that […]

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