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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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News coverage on IYLEP Social Media Institute

Our fifth VCU Social Media Institute wrapped up at the end of July and the students produced 10 social media campaigns for nonprofit organizations. This year, we also included a nonprofit client from Iraq, the organization Nature Iraq. Several news … Continue reading

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Social media campaigns. Real clients. This summer @ VCU.

Here is a great opportunity to engage in social media and develop campaigns for nonprofit clients in Central Virginia. VCU’s Robertson School of Media & Culture is offering its Social Media Institute, which is open to all undergraduate and graduate majors. … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Times covers IYLEP Social Media Institute

Our fourth IYLEP Social Media Institute wrapped up earlier this month and the Commonwealth Times published an article about it this week in its first edition of the fall semester. The VCU and Iraqi students produced 10 social media campaigns … Continue reading

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Interviews on social media and politics

Sharply increasing Twitter follower numbers and stronger engagement of student voters: In recent interviews with the New York Daily News and USA Today College I was asked about the impact of social media in political campaigns.

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Social media summer program open for enrollment

Update (March 29): If you encounter a problem registering, please send me an e-mail and I’ll issue an override for you. Here is a great opportunity to engage in social media and develop campaigns for nonprofit clients in Central Virginia. … Continue reading

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“VCU votes” campaign wins communication award

The “VCU votes” campaign to turn out the student vote at VCU during the 2012 presidential election has been recognized with a Democracy Cup Award. The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) honored the project run by 15 VCU honors students … Continue reading

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Survey on nonprofits and social media

I am currently carrying out a national survey on the social media engagement as well as policies and guidelines of nonprofit organizations. If you are working for a nonprofit organization, please take a few minutes and complete my survey. Please … Continue reading

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The “new normal” of social media campaigning

President Barack Obama won the election in part due to a superior get-out-the-vote operation that again included a sophisticated social media strategy. But how will social media platforms be used in future elections, especially at the state and local levels? … Continue reading

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With #my2k against the fiscal cliff

President Barack Obama has asked his supporters to use the new “#my2k” hashtag on Twitter to weigh in on the negotiations on the fiscal cliff. In hope to put extra pressure on Republicans in the negotiations, the social media campaign … Continue reading

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