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Let’s Be Clear!

Is it just me or is that the most overused phrase ever? “Let’s be clear” is used just before you’re about to tell someone off, it seems and apparently, everyone wants to tell someone off these days. Is everyone that angry or just in a dire need to be understood? Why are we all so … Continue reading

NeighborSpace-Community Gardens in Chicago

NeighborSpace is a nonprofit organization in Chicago. “The organization is a result of an intergovernmental agreement between The City of Chicago, The Forest Preserve District of Cook County and the Chicago Park District,” said Britt Willey, Land and Stewardship Coordinator for NeighborSpace. NeighborSpace is a land trust that was established in 1996 by Kathy Dickett, … Continue reading

Converging with Other Emerging Media

Continuing advances in technology allow convergence in media to elevate to higher dimensions than ever before. As mentioned in the Converging with Other Emerging Media chapter, the new range of opportunities-once the decision is made about the most effective way to tell the story-can span from text only media to full motion video. Whether the … Continue reading

Adding Multimedia to the Web

By Rhonda Alexander Any journalist who wants to be taken seriously today will confirm it. Adding multimedia to your work-especially on the Web-gives you a fighting chance to have your work recognized and respected. As the chapter on Adding Multi Media to the Web explains, adding multiple layers of media (sound, video, photo) to a … Continue reading

Things don’t change the world, people change the world~Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

By Rhonda Alexander …And cheers to you Steve Jobs for being a magnificent manifestation of this statement. Mention the iPhone, Mac, iTunes, iPod, iPad, even the idea of branding your company with the image of a partially eaten apple to changing the language used to describe your company’s products and you’ve got one heck of … Continue reading

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Written by Rhonda Alexander, MS (and current MA candidate) of DePaul University. I am passionate about writing and all things social media. I'm primarily self-taught in a lot of the various aspects of social media and I really enjoy learning about the different methods that are coming to the forefront for individuals to be able to connect with one another.

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