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The Columbus DispatchThe Ohio Rugby Sevens Invitational in Mechanicsburg on May 25 will have an attraction beyond the four men's and four college teams competing: Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett will be playing. Clarett will play for the Columbus affiliate...
The Hawk Eye, Burlington, IowaDiscovery Channel aired a special last month that speculated how Watergate might be covered today as a digital story. "It would catch fire much faster," said former Washington Post editor Marcus Brauchli, pointing out it would be tweeted and blogged...
In early April, while making the promotional rounds for "Oblivion," Morgan Freeman made an appearance on the “Ask Me Anything” section of the popular social news and entertainment website Reddit. For those unfamiliar with “Ask Me...
The Baltimore SunOne of the driving principles in the live and late-breaking world of TV news is to just keep moving on. Don’t dwell too long on yesterday’s mistakes, or you’ll miss today’s big story. But the mistakes made by social media and...
Tags: NPR, Radio, Brown University, The Boston Globe, CNN (tv network)
RedEyeChris Ernst had no idea that the photos he took of a truck fire Monday included a DeLorean driving past, let alone that the picture would soon go viral. At the very same moment, the driver of the DeLorean—also taking a photo—was equally...
Tags: River West, Social Media
Actor and director Zach Braff's efforts to use Kickstarter to fund a movie about a struggling actor's existential crisis has turned into a minor public relations crisis. Mere hours after launching the campaign to fund production for "Wish I Was Here,"...
Tags: Celebrities, Social Media, Oprah Winfrey
Within hours of the Boston Marathon bombing, investigators were already overwhelmed. Bloody clothing, bags, shoes and other evidence from victims and witnesses was piling up. Videos and still images, thousands of them, were pouring in by e-mail and...
Matthew Keys, a controversy-plagued deputy social media editor at Thomson Reuters, tweeted today that he was fired by the news organization. His name has not been associated of late with best journalistic practices. Keys, 26, a one-time web producer...
Reddit is apologizing for its role in fueling the social media witch hunts for the Boston bombings suspects. The social news website became one of the must-reads last week for the latest news and thoughts on the Boston Marathon bombings. But it also...
Tags: Twitter, Inc., Social Media, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, FBI, Sports
As social media sites have pelted out news of the Boston bombing, playing fast and loose with the numbers of the dead and injured and amplifying hearsay into a cacophony of confusion, one tweet seemed to say it all: "Dear Journalism: Get yourself together...
The social networking site Reddit found itself in the middle of a terrible situation this week after it fingered a missing Brown student as one of the Boston Marathon bombers. Reddit, for those unfamiliar, is a popular site that consists entirely of...
Boston HeraldLast week we saw social media at its worst: arrogant, reckless and even racist. Dozens of users on the social news forum Reddit resolved to launch their own public investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings by analyzing reams of publicly...
Tags: Brown University, Social Media, Sports
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