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Local Blog Uncovers International Story

Here is a great example of a citizen journalist uncovering a piece of a big news story. A mom who blogs about her neighborhood in Brooklyn was concerned about a brownstone that was left in shabby condition after it was …

10,000 Social Media Followers Needed

Brands are carefully looking at micro-bloggers. They are seeking influencers to help promote their brands on social media and are willing to bring the bloggers greater visibility and to pay them. From this recent CNBC article, having 10,000 or more …

Influencer Marketing: How To

Influencer marketing is becoming a critical strategy for brands seeking to introduce their products and services to new consumers. B2C provides a great infographic on ways to interest and work with influencers whose large and well-followed blogs or social media …

Journalism’s Biggest Problem In 4 Charts

This Washington Post blog post uses very recent research to demonstrate journalism’s biggest problem in 4 charts. …

Snapchat’s Move Into Social Journalism

Blogger Alex Veeneman in Chicagonow.com discusses Snapchat and other social media efforts at social journalism. …

Has Google + Lost Its Relevance

Google + just added a new service called Collections, but Quartz asks readers if Google + still has any relevancy.…

Product Companies Creating Their Own Media Platforms

The Wall Street Journal describes how some product companies are managing the conversation about their industry by building their own internal media companies. …

New Research Might Predict Who Will Be An On-Line Troll

New research shows the way to find trolls and better moderate on-line discussions. The research is explained in The Washington Post.…

Inflated Social Media Clicks

The New Republic examines the process of inflating social media clicks. …

Political Fact Checking On The Increase By News Media

According to an academic study cited in Poynter.org, political fact checking by the news media is growing rapidly.…