Tag Archives: Iraq

Al Jazeera Forum in Washington

Who would have thought that Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based news network, would receive such bipartisan praise from Congressional leaders in Washington? At the network’s inaugural U.S. Forum at the Newseum,  House minority leader Nancy Pelosi and Senator John McCain stressed … Continue reading

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Social Media Institute at VCU

The VCU School of Mass Communications has been awarded a U.S. State Department grant for the second year to run a Social Media Institute for the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program. My colleague Jeff South and I will guide 25 … Continue reading

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Teaching and learning with social media

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Virginia Commonwealth University interviewed my colleague Jeff South and me on developing and implementing social media classes and components. The CTE’s Co-Director Jeff Nugent led an in-depth conversation with us about our summer institute, … Continue reading

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A social media summer

It hardly gets more exciting than this: Teaching a social media class with American and Iraqi students, who together implement social media projects for non-profit organizations here in Richmond and also develop campaign ideas to be realized in the Middle … Continue reading

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