#YesAllWomen – Story Behind the Hashtag

The hashtag #YesAllWomen started on Twitter as a social media campaign for women to share stories and examples of misogyny and violence against women. A Sysomos MAP analysis shows how much of an impact #YesAllWomen had on the conversation of modern-day gender discrimination. The most retweeted Tweet: #YesAllWomenpic.twitter.com/I3acfzwfWz — Feminist Culture (@feministculture) December 20, 2015 […]

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Amanda’s Top 10 Influencers

I began the semester with roughly 80 Twitter followers and through some carefully crafted tweets and engagements on social media, as of this morning I have 200 followers. There were some tweets that worked more effectively than others. Here are the 10 most influential tweets using the #NHsmtp #HappyBirthdayYourMajesty 90 years young, 90 years #onfleek […]

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The #NoHitter Heard ‘Round the World

Watch @Cubs P @JArrieta34 finish his 2nd career #NoHitter over @Reds. #GoCubsGo pic.twitter.com/75nBhCQ7BD — Billy Krumb (@ClubhouseCancer) April 22, 2016 #JakeArrieta celebrates after throwing his second career #NoHitter. Photo by David Kohl pic.twitter.com/Gz6SdXstSz — USATODAYSportsImages (@usatsimg) April 22, 2016 Proud to be a pitcher! #JakeArrieta #NoHitter #Cubs ⚾️ pic.twitter.com/pHu6Ejwtx9 — Steven BRODY Stevens (@BrodyismeFriend) April […]

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Media Richness Theory and the 2016 Election – Blog Post 1

As a former gubernatorial re-election campaign staffer, I have seen the impact of voter outreach first-hand. Media richness theory, as discussed in class, explains the effectiveness of different levels of communication with others. There’s the higher richness of speaking person-to-person and the lower level such as sending an email. In today’s day and age, communicating […]

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