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Social Media and Social Change A Lesson in Biased Product Development and Collective Action

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The following teaching lesson was awarded first place in the 2016 AEJMC Best Practices in Ethics in an Emerging Media Environment Teaching Competition. Abstract Given recent growth in social media technologies, it is increasingly difficult for journalists, educators, and students to keep up with ethical issues that arise from product development. It is important to […]

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Is it really a good idea to vent on Twitter?

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Most Twitter users have a fairly small audience (less than 100 followers) and still don’t use hashtags to draw people into their conversations. For most, a Twitter rant is not likely going to be picked up and broadcast, but users should be cautious.  There is a new social media editorial focus after Snapchat hit gold […]