If you haven’t starting blogging yet, this HBR Article might just convince you.
Indeed, if you want to shape public opinion, you need to be the one creating the narrative. A fascinating study last year by Yahoo Research showed that only 20,000 Twitter users (a mere .05% of the user base at the […]Continue Reading →
Interesting commentary on the authority and credibility of Internet information: 98% of people from the United States distrust information found on the Internet. According to the survey of 1,900 Americans, 98% distrust information found on the Internet, with 94% saying “bad things can happen as a result of acting on inaccurate information online. Here’s why: Continue Reading →
Professor Michael Eisenberg Talks Critical Thinking Today in a great expose about literacy and critical thinking skills.
How has the need for Internet literacy and critical thinking skills in students changed in the last 5-10 years? Are they getting smarter by the time they get to the University of Washington?
The need for […]Continue Reading →
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 →
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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