Digital reputation workshops at Claremont Colleges

Thank you for attending my workshops on digital reputation management at the Claremont Colleges! Below you will find additional resources on the topics covered during the workshop.

Presentation slides: Download

Workshop handout:  Download

Resources and Links

Digital Branding for Academics:

Branding Yourself As An Academic (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Is Professorial Branding for You? Yes, It Is (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Platform Trends:

Social Media Update (Pew Research)

Facebook may have a grown-up problem: Young people leaving for Instagram and Snapchat (USA Today)

Facebook’s U.S. user count declines as it prioritizes well-being (Techcrunch)

Instagram Stories is stealing Snapchat’s users (Techcrunch)

Snapchat’s new interface is already pushing some users to Instagram (CNBC)

Instagram, Snapchat Adoption Still Surging in US and UK (eMarketer)

Twitter officially expands its character count to 280 (Techcrunch)

College Social Media Crises:

Professors as Targets of Internet Outrage (New York Times)

College Professors Face Death Threats, Firings for Online Comments (Snopes)

Stand Up to the Campus Bullies (Inside Higher Ed)

How Conservative Media Outlets Turn Faculty Viewpoints Into National News (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Trinity College closes due to threats from professor’s social media posting (Boston Globe)

This Student Failed Her Assignment Because Her Professor Said “Australia Isn’t A Country” (Buzzfeed)

Not Just for Students: Digital literacy is for professors, too (Inside Higher Ed)

Example from the workshop:

ASU class holds protest as part of its final assignment (Arizona Republic)

Social-media mob targets ASU professor after class protest (Arizona Republic)

How to deal with doxing and trolling:

What to do if you’re being doxed (Wired)

Tips to Dealing With Trolls (Forbes)

Trolls Are Winning the Internet, Technologists Say (Atlantic)

Contact: Dr. Marcus Messner,

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