The Burdens of Connectivity & Social Media

June 29th, 2009

Social media sites are addicting.  These sites allow us to peer into the lives of our friends without getting too involved.  (Although sometimes it is like watching a soap opera and we begin to feel like we are part of our friends lives, without actually being part of their lives.)  But the nature of social sites is to create conversation.  So the problem with social…

links for 2009-06-24

June 24th, 2009

Not Your Grandma’s Online Dictionary | GOOD (tags: dictionary definitions words language resource online)

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June 22nd, 2009

A New Way to Spread the Word - NYTimes.com (tags: advertising online sharing viral video social media) How Social Media Is Changing Franchising | Franchises from AllBusiness.com (tags: franchise franchising social media brands marketing communciations) At Meetings, It’s Mind Your BlackBerry or Mind Your Manners - NYTimes.com (tags: BlackBerry iPhone business meetings etiquette)

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June 21st, 2009

Twitter on the Barricades - Six Lessons Learned - NYTimes.com (tags: Twitter Iran election revolution protests organizing social media) 10 Ways Journalism Schools Are Teaching Social Media (tags: social media journalism writing promoting school education) Anderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive - The Twitter Tiananmen of Tehran « - Blogs from CNN.com (tags: Twitter Iran election revolution protest social media)

links for 2009-06-14

June 14th, 2009

Google to Launch a Twitter Search Engine? (tags: Google Search Twitter) Digital Domain - Hey, Just a Minute (or Why Google Isn’t Twitter) - NYTimes.com (tags: Twitter Google search) N.Y. Times mines its data to identify words that readers find abstruse » Nieman Journalism Lab (tags: language dictionary definitions New York Times writing education journalism vocabulary words) The Twitter About Twitter | The Ten Commandments…

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June 13th, 2009

Literary Lesson: Authors, Poets Write the News – Forward.com (tags: journalism writing authors poets poetry newspapers)