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What’s So Special About Twestival?

By on March 22, 2010 in social media, Twitter with 0 Comments
What’s So Special About Twestival?

The 2010 Twestival is nearly here. With this year’s Twestival, on March 25, cities around the world join in a collective effort to raise money on behalf of Concern Worldwide, an organization that works to improve life circumstances for impoverished people. Funds collected through Twestival will help support Concern Worldwide’s education projects. The Twestival event […]

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Should Social Media Sites Monitor Their Platform To Prevent Crime?

By on February 18, 2010 in commentary, social media with 0 Comments
Should Social Media Sites Monitor Their Platform To Prevent Crime?

When teenagers create a mob and then wreck havoc on city streets who is to blame? If the messages to congregate are sent via Twitter and Facebook, does that mean those sites are responsible in some way? We’ll soon find out, if politicos in Philadelphia, Pa. have anything to say about it. Two City Council […]

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Is This The New Model For Local Journalism?

By on February 11, 2010 in commentary, trends with 0 Comments
Is This The New Model For Local Journalism?

Tom Ferrick Jr., a former columnist and reporter covering government and politics for The Philadelphia Inquirer, believes the continuing demise of in-depth news coverage signals the loss of a check in our national system of checks and balances. After all, he asserts, democracy is a form of government that relies on an informed citizenry. So […]

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