Category Archives: International

Op-ed in Fortune Magazine

Last week, I wrote an op-ed for Fortune Magazine about the 280-character expansion by Twitter, President Donald Trump and the potential implications for international affairs. You can read it the article here. 

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Online courses on global media this summer

This summer, I am offering two online classes at the VCU Robertson School of Media and Culture. The courses “MASC/INTL 151 – Global Communication” and “MASC 291 – Global Health and Social Media” will both be offered online over five … Continue reading

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Social media classes this summer

Here is a great opportunity to engage in social media and develop campaigns for nonprofit clients in Central Virginia. The Robertson School is offering its Social Media Institute again this summer, which is open to all undergraduate and graduate majors. … Continue reading

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ICFJ Workshop on Social Media Journalism

  The following are additional resources for participants in the social media journalism workshop by the International Center for Journalists in India in August 2015.

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Open online course “Global Health and Social Media” offered again in fall semester

This fall semester, I am offering again the undergraduate open online course on “Global Health and Social Media” at Virginia Commonwealth University. The course will run over the entire semester this year and course content will be released on the … Continue reading

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Social media campaigns class offered this summer

Here is a great opportunity to engage in social media and develop campaigns for nonprofit clients in Central Virginia. The VCU Robertson School is offering its Social Media Institute again this summer, which is open to all undergraduate and graduate majors. In … Continue reading

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Research study published in First Monday

Our research study “Influencing public opinion from corn syrup to obesity: A longitudinal analysis of the references for nutritional entries on Wikipedia” was published this week in the online journal First Monday. The study was written with my colleagues Marcia DiStaso, Yan … Continue reading

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Symposium on Mobile and Social Media in Health Communication

Our Center for Media+Health at VCU invites health communication researchers to submit research abstracts for presentations at the 2nd Media + Health Symposium. The theme of this virtual symposium is “Mobile and Social Media in Health Communication” and submissions addressing this topic are … Continue reading

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Open online course covered by Richmond Times-Dispatch

Our open online course on “Global Health and Social Media” was covered this week by the Richmond Times-Dispatch and VCU News. The articles “VCU ventures into online educational phenomenon” by the Times-Dispatch took a broader look at MOOC offerings at VCU, while the … Continue reading

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Open online course “Global Health and Social Media” launches Sept. 15

This fall semester, I am offering an intensive undergraduate open online course on “Global Health and Social Media” at Virginia Commonwealth University. The six-week course will launch on Sept. 15 and will run until Oct. 26, 2014. The course content … Continue reading

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