Social media monopolies don’t produce informed citizens

(Image courtesy of Robert Acevedo on Flickr) Given my large number of Facebook friends who are former Internet Studies alum or current colleagues, and that this article was published by Buzzfeed,┬áit was all over my newsfeed this morning: How Ferguson exposed Facebook’s breaking news problem The gist of the article is that while Twitter hasContinue reading “Social media monopolies don’t produce informed citizens”

A bit of practical advice

Your Networked World: Connections, Self-Presentation and Privacy in the Age of Social Media from Stefanie Duguay I’m giving this presentation at a “Lunch and Learn” event at work tomorrow! It will be my first time translating my research and literature review into practical advice and media literacy tips that everyday social media users can apply.Continue reading “A bit of practical advice”