journalism

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Traveling & Influencers

Stacia Betley, MBA student in Sustainability I have a passion for traveling. Not traveling to escape or relax, but to challenge myself. I travel to learn from other cultures, meet new people, and gain a global perspective. I spent the past 12 months working, volunteering, and traveling in Asia (Mongolia, China, Japan, Nepal, India, and SE Asia). I loved taking…read more
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Full Interview with Influencer, Rachel Pohl

Stacia Betley, MBA in Sustainability Rachel Pohl is an artist, adventurer, humanitarian, and environmentalist. With almost 70k followers, the stories and photos she shares impact the community if she likes it or not. Not only does she share her art on Instagram, but she also uses Instagram as a platform to discuss being to herself whether that be knowing her…read more
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How “Fake News” Is Influenced by Social Media

Written by Mollie Markey Social media is used by many as a tool to receive updates on the world and stay in touch with the latest news stories. People follow, reply, share, and retweet different news articles on personal social media accounts, such as Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter. Using social media to engage with others and spark discussion about…read more
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Do Quit your Day Job: the Social Media Influencers that are Making Millions, One Post at a Time

By Sean Thornberry (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram) It seems like there’s not an hour that goes by without someone posting a multi-level marketing scheme or some affiliate product on social media. I’ve become so accustomed to these posts that I’m subconsciously scrolling past without giving a second thought to what they contain. This new trend isn’t without merit however. Companies have…read more
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5 Takeaways From This Class

By: Craig Garcia (@shaggycano) Virtual high-five’s and congratulatory pats on the back to each and everyone of us! I’m technically suppose to be writing some in-depth blog about measuring analytics, but in the name of summer, and since all of our brains are completely fried (and I might legitimately pass out if I type the word “analytics” again) I decided…read more
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Ethics in social media

By Andréa Harvey, Natalie Mangan and Kira Hoffelmeyer The main lesson I learned from our discussion on transparency was the value of being proactive rather than reactive. An issue that best exemplified this was dishonesty of relationships because it seems pretty straightforward at first — don't lie, obviously. But transparency isn't just about not lying — it's about telling the truth, which involves much more effort. Otherwise, it's easy…read more