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About sethclayton87

I am a journalism student at UW-Whitewater. I graduate in May 2011.

My Experience as a Communication Technologies student

Communication Technologies was a great class. It was also extremely important to discuss these topics before entering the work world. I am convinced that there will soon be a social media class on campus. These types of technology have spread … Continue reading

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“From Innovation to Revolution” By: Malcolm Gladwell

From Innovation to Revolution | Foreign Affairs Gladwell makes a good point about social media simply being an “organizational tool,” however I still agree with Shirky that the recent protests would not have been as large and effective without social … Continue reading

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“The Political Power of Social Media” By: Clay Shirky

The Political Power of Social Media | Foreign Affairs The recent events in Egypt have marked the first time that Social Media was used as a tool to overthrow a government. However, it was interesting to see that texting was … Continue reading

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Blogroll

http://www.jeffbullas.com/2010/03/31/top-5-social-media-articles-of-the-week-on-social-media/   This was a great list…..and so true! I can’t believe 13 hours of video are uploaded every minute on youtube. I am trying to market my band via social media which is extremely tough, so I’m learning as … Continue reading

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What Is Journalism’s Place in Social Media?

This article brought up good points about the fact that social media is a tool that should be utilized by journalists and advertisers.  Just because the information is getting out quicker and any “Joe” off the street can report it, … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear Twitter

Many journalists have grown afraid of Twitter due to its ability to get information out fast.  They fear that they will be out of a job since Twitter has networking and broadcasting capabilities beyond that of an average communications employee. … Continue reading

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Village Phone

Five Important Elements of this Story: 1. Morals 2. Social media/internet 3. Determination/motivation 4. NYPD Public Relations 5. Justice “It takes a Village to find a Phone” is a story about a moral dilemma in which a girl named Sasha … Continue reading

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