Tag: Social media

The Social Media Election: hope or hype?

  When President Barack Obama raised roughly half of his nearly $780 million in campaign funds over the internet 4 years ago, the 2008 election was dubbed by some as the “Social Media Election” [1].  However, political consultants, media gurus,…

Advocacy and the Community

This past year, Cathryn Edelstein, Scholar-in-Residence in the Communication Studies Department, worked with students enrolled in two sections of Argument and Advocacy taught by Professors Michael Weiler and Kathi-Anne Reinstein, on projects involving nonprofits. The students worked with staff and…

Now Following: Everything

When the Internet was first being popularized in the 1990s, no one was really sure just how much it would come to rule our lives. When social networking took over in the early 2000’s, people were again unsure about the…