The findings in Patricia McDonald’s article on authority and credibility in the realm of social media do not surprise me at all. The reality is that social media provides a platform for self-appointed experts who propogate their opinion across the social media sphere. The more opinions there are, the more social media platforms […]Continue Reading →
Written back in January of 2007, this rationale for educational blogging is as relevant as ever.
I’ve highlighted the points that I find most relevant from this very informative blog post by Anne Davis (Information Systems Training Specialist in the Instructional Technology Center in the College of Education at Georgia State University).
Rationale […]Continue Reading →
This interview with Darren Rouse outlines some great blogging and social media best practices. The bottom line, the content must be meaningful and useful.
In this video Darren shares why Problogger took off and his great tips on how bloggers should use Twitter.
Journalists are under pressure to write stories so quickly. But is the speed of putting out content causing blogging journalist to make monumental mistakes like lifting content from another source “by accident”?
Five days ago, Robert Thomson, the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, wrote a letter to The Times’ executive editor, Bill Keller, […]Continue Reading →
Journalists are getting their information from the Web, but is Web Content reliable?
A full copy of the George Washington University and Cision 2009 Social Media & Online Usage Study is also available for download.
A national survey, conducted by Cision and Don Bates of The George Washington University, found that an overwhelming […]Continue Reading →
"Research and publications such as Kristina Schneider has advanced here, are vital. To study the affordances of blogs – content creation and social interaction – is in a sense to study social media in general."
– George Siemens
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