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Professor Who Lost University Job Offer Lashes Out At School Administrators

October 9, 2014

By Jodi S. Cohen Chicago Tribune (MCT) Controversial professor Steven Salaita, who lost his job offer from the University of Illinois after criticizing Israel on social media, lashed out at university administrators Monday for overreaching in their decision not to hire him. Salaita, in a wide-ranging,...

In The Digital Age, What’s Old Is New Again For Some

In The Digital Age, What’s Old Is New Again For Some

April 17, 2014

By Maria Recio McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Ralph Nader looks like the original geek. Intense, driven, focused on detail, slightly disheveled, the consumer advocate and former presidential candidate has a large electronic footprint on the Internet and social media. ...

Social Media: Fun AND Idiotic

Joe Lose, Writer

April 5, 2014

It's no secret the vast majority of Americans are on Facebook and/or Twitter.  Other than those main two, there's a multitude of other social media tools that let everyone see your stupid selfies and read all about your ridiculous boyfriend or girlfriend troubles.  Social media isn't all bad, though....

Social Media Thanked For Helping Oscars Achieve Audience Gold

Social Media Thanked For Helping Oscars Achieve Audience Gold

March 4, 2014

By Scott Collins Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The TV ratings were up, but some people wondered if Ellen DeGeneres #overdidit with all the #socialmedia at the #Oscars2014. Sunday’s 86th Academy Awards telecast on ABC broke with tradition and reverse-engineered itself for the Twitter gen...

One Man’s Opinion: Smart Phone? You’re Dumb.

Joe Lose, Writer

February 28, 2014

Take a look around you.  Go out to the mall, a bar, restaurant, anywhere.  I guarantee more than half the people you see have their heads down staring at their phones.  Whether they are playing flappy bird or texting someone on the other side of the mall doesn't matter.  They're not taking note of...

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Nicole Winters, Reporter

March 3, 2013

The bidding war for Hard Rock Sioux City is gaining momentum in popularity within the community. KTIV reported that social media has been a huge help in engaging people into the project. All three casinos have been using pinterest, twitter, You Tube, and especially facebook to gain community support. So...

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