Tag Archives: social media

Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Where the heck have you been the last few weeks? Sorry for the lack of updates!  It’s been crazy during the end of this semester. But I hope to be back to posting regularly now. What did the future look … Continue reading

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75,000 people are viewing, playing a single game of Pokeman Red online

Guest Blog Post Today we have a guest blog post from the UNK forensics coach Aaron Blackman (who is also my Nintendo video game mentor) about a big group of video gamers who are playing and watching a play-through of … Continue reading

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Pre-Class Video: Ground Control to Cmdr. Hadfield

Today’s pre-class video is brought to you from outer space by former Canadian astronaut and commander of the International Space Station, Cmdr. Chris Hadfield.  He recorded this video of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” while on the ISS in 2013.  You … Continue reading

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You can still be entertained by the Golden Globes broadcast even if you didn’t watch it Sunday

I wasn’t able to watch the Golden Globes Awards broadcast Sunday night, but that doesn’t mean I couldn’t still be entertained by it.  Here’s what you missed if you didn’t watch: The wonderful introduction to the show by co-hosts Tina … Continue reading

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Media News That Ought Not To Surprise You

Netflix set to surpass HBO in USA paid subscriptions You can watch any of their programs any time and any where on any device for about $8 a month.   And they let you shotgun their original series from day … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Has the balancing act between cable/satellite providers and content companies hit the breaking point? Maybe.  Dish and Disney get ready for a showdown over ESPN.  This could make the Time Warner Cable/CBS dispute look like paddycake! HT @mediatwit What did … Continue reading

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Was SyFy’s Sharknado really the big deal that Twitter made it out to be?

That would be a definite NO. Some of you may have noticed last week when the SyFy Channel showed the over-the-top silly original movie that Twitter absolutely exploded with talk about the movie.  Everyone from Lost/Prometheus/Star Trek scribe Damon Lindelof … Continue reading

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Media News Update

Hi, everyone.  Been away on vacation, so no recent posts.  Here’s a roundup of some recent media news of interest: So is it ok to have sexual exploitation featuring men in ads? Kraft is following in the footsteps of the … Continue reading

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Should breweries fight their legal battles through social media?

I got a call today from a reporter in Kentucky asking my thoughts about whether it was wise for a pair of breweries — one local, one part of a large conglomerate — to be duking out their legal fight … Continue reading

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Ground Control to Cmdr. Hadfield – Winning Social Media from Outer Space!

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has just finished up his five-month tour as commander of the International Space Station (ISS), and he’s done a great job of showing how social media can be used as a great educational and public relations … Continue reading

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