Tag Archives: Social Media

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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Workshop at the Virginia Press Association

The following are additional resources for participants in my workshop “Introduction to Mobile and Social Media Journalism” at the Virginia Press Association on Jan. 15.

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@VCUsocialmedia and #vcuglobalhealth featured in VCU President’s annual report

  Our annual IYLEP Social Media Institute and this fall’s open online course on Global Health and Social Media were featured as exemplary global partnerships in the annual report of VCU President Michael Rao this week. The annual report is available … Continue reading

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Social media fuels protests in Ferguson and New York

After the controversial grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York City on the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Gardner, protesters turned to social media to organize their demonstrations. Twitter and Instagram were used to visualize the growing crowds and motivate additional protesters … Continue reading

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Interviews with CBS 6

I did two interviews with CBS 6 in Richmond this week. The first interview was about Internet safety and an incident in which a community came together on social media to warn about a stalker. The second interview was about social media uses … Continue reading

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iPadJournos interview Warner, Gillespie and Sarvis

  The student reporters in our iPadJournos project, which I taught with Vivian Medina-Messner this fall semester, covered the senatorial election in Virginia for WTVR.com and landed interviews with incumbent Sen. Mark Warner as well as his challengers, Republican Ed … Continue reading

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Social media research course offered in spring semester

In the spring semester 2015, I am offering a course on social media research at VCU. In the course “MASC 591 – Social Media Research,” I will develop and carry out research projects with graduate and highly qualified undergraduate students … 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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iPadJournos project featured in “Profiles in Learning” series

The Provost’s office at VCU has featured the iPadJournos project in its”Profiles in Learning” video series. Please view the video above and visit the series’ website as well.

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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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