Tag Archives: new media

Social butterfly effect

One of the reasons I wanted to be a journalist is to inform, so I love social media. I find it interactive, instantaneous and full of excitement. New social media sites are popping up at a quick rate, and they’re changing our daily lives just as fast. The best platforms allow you to share information […]

Clever advertising…for newspapers?

I like this television advertisement for The Sun (U.K.), promoting a newspaper’s utility. It rather reminds me of an Apple Commercial. I wish it would play over here! Thoughts?

Cronkite, authority and journalism today

As most everyone knows by now, Walter Cronkite, 92, died Friday. He was well before my time, but is a good example of the bygone days of journalism. I’d like to share an interesting Associated Press essay by Ted Anthony on Cronkite and how my profession has changed today–from an almost monolithic “authority” to fragmentation […]

Kutcher wins Twitter war with CNN

When I first heard about Ashton Kutcher’s and CNN’s race to get a million followers on Twitter, I was amused. I was amused until I read what Ashton Kutcher said: “I found it astonishing that one person can actually have as big of a voice online as what an entire media company can on Twitter,” […]