Category Archives: Weekly Blog Entries

Weekly Blog #12: Happily Ever After

Once upon a time, a mid-level communications professional in her mid-twenties signed up for a social media class as part of her graduate school program in PR at Georgetown University… So, the time has come. The end of another semester, … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #11: J is For Jordan

Social media has not only exploded in the U.S. during the past decade, but it is now a global phenomenom as well — even in places with radically different cultures from America’s, such as the Middle East. One of the most … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #10: Cutting Through the Clutter

With the rise of Internet communities and social media, American society has become one big clutter of online communication. For many purposes, social media tools and forums make life easier: companies can connect with their key audiences quicker/more efficiently (if done right), … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #9: Big Gamer Headphones

When I think of gaming, the first thing that comes to mind is my boyfriend Marty sitting on the couch in our den wearing his big, soundproof headphones as he plays some random “shoot-em-up” (as my mom would say) game with his … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #8: Wikipedia Part II & Other Thoughts

Sometimes social media and the online world overwhelms me and I just want to read a real book, write someone a letter with pen and paper (and send it to them via snail mail), and read the actual newspaper. Lately I … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #7: Printed Encyclopedia vs. Wikipedia

I have to be honest. I think the last time I used an actual, printed encyclopedia was in middle school. It might have actually been in elementary school. When I wrote research papers in college, I certainly used research books for … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #6: Campaigns are Conversations

When I was in college at the University of Rhode Island, I first became interested in politics. It all started when in 2003 I helped my friend Kevin campaign for URI Student Senate President — the traditional way. Oh yes, we … Continue reading

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