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Shelley Brian Brown, LL.B., LL.M, Employment & Human Rights Lawyer
Shelley Brown specializes in workplace and employment law and human rights issues. He was Director of Human Resources and Ethics Officer for an international insurance company and offers a unique vantage point and extensive unders...
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Randall is an expert on Social Media Strategy, Social Media Risks, and Networking, and has helped over 100 major organizations since 1994. Author of seven books, including Social Media for Business, the Online PR and ...
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting is an independent media watchdog supported by 360,000 Canadians who share a commitment to expanding the quality and quantity of Canadian radio, television and online programming. Friends relies ent...
Rubin Thomlinson LLP
Janice Rubin, B.A., LL.B., and Christine Thomlinson, LL.B., are founding partners of Rubin Thomlinson LLP, specializing in employment law and human rights issues. They are frequently asked to comment in the media, speak on challen...

News Releases

The anniversary of the Internet; a look back and a leap forward
2011-08-31
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Within a single lifetime we invented the television, put a man on the moon, and launched the Internet. A lot has been accomplished in a very short amount of time. Each discovery or invention seems t...
As holder of EU presidency, Czech government urged to intercede on behalf of jailed bloggers and journalists
2009-01-07
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Jean-FranA#ois Julliard wrote yesterday to Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek asking him to do everything possible to obtain the release of the 11 journa...
Attraction and Conversion: Ten Critical Factors
2012-07-18
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Have you built a social profile, only to find that you have very few friends? Maybe you have built a website, but have found that no one is calling? Or no one is buying? These top tips will help build...
Authorities turn their sights on microblogging
2010-07-19
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about a new crackdown in China on social-networking tools, especially microblogging services.
Avoiding the Cut: Social Media ROI in Perspective
2011-07-26
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
In response to a tight economy, most organizations face a financial call-to-action: reduce the expenses, tighten your belts, and cut-cut-cut. Financial management will explain that revenues no longer ...
Backwards Thinking: Does Your Social Media Strategy Fit?
2011-07-27
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Most people find reading through an endless list of functions is both irrelevant, and incredibly dull. In other words, it’s a colossal waste of time. The opposite seems to be true when it comes to soc...
Bangladeshi and Tibetan bloggers win Reporters Without Borders category awards
2012-05-02
Reporters without Borders
Bangladeshi and Tibetan bloggers win Reporters Without Borders category awards.
The Before, During, and After of a Social Media Customer Service Strategy
2012-05-02
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Using social media as a customer service tool is not a revelation these days. We have all seen customer service representatives from big name brands on Twitter. But these one-off initiatives rarely pr...
Censorship not a solution to terrorism, IFJ & Pakistan media reject guidelines
2015-01-21
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) expresses its strong concern over new press guidelines for Pakistan's television and print media.
Could Social Media Monitoring have Better Predicted the Results to the Alberta Provincial Election?
2012-04-28
Tenato Strategy Inc.
New data shows that social media monitoring is far more current, and perhaps more reliable, than traditional polling. It's time for the media to start paying attention to new methods.
Crowdsourcing 101
2012-08-01
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
For the first time, the social web has allowed the opportunity for the unknown public to comment on others' ideas. The question now, though, is how to most effectively do this in the present climate. ...
A Do-It-Yourself Guide to SEO
2012-09-19
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Getting found on the web is an effective way to increase your sales leads and potential clients. By improving your Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, you rank higher within a given search. Learn five...
Eight ways to Improve your LinkedIn Engagement
2012-04-25
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Spending time on social media sites is a powerful way to stay connected to changes, trends, and updates. However, time spent on these social media sites quickly adds up. Even ten minutes per site each...
Entitled to Everyone’s Opinion: Social media ‘Comments’
2011-08-24
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Variety is the spice of life. Varieties of food, clothes, books, jobs, etc. are what allow us to express ourselves. We voice our opinions. We gain understanding from hearing others’ opinions. However,...
Facebook: Billions Served
2012-10-23
Randall Craig, Social Media and Web Strategist
Facebook announced that it now has one billion users. An astounding number. On the other hand, you or your organization may have but 1000 or 10,000. This singular measure of success is of little value...
Fear of the Facebook "Fan"
2011-05-04
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
How do you use your Facebook Fan page and what does that say about your organization? Most organizations are gutless and spineless, are you?
The First 20 Minutes: A Daily Social Media Diet
2012-06-20
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Staying up to date with the world's activities could take all day if we let it. The first 20 minutes of your day can offer you a successful path to productivity. How do you spend the first 20 minutes?
4 Ways to Measure your Social Media Success
2012-04-18
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
How do you navigate the plethora of measurement options in Social Media? Randall Craig, Social Media and Web Strategist offers four effective ways of planning your campaign management.
From Sources: More tools for getting your messages out
2009-01-19
Sources
Sources members can benefit from media training, free news release postings and calendar listings, and they can include their books in the Sources Bookshelf. It's all at www.sources.com, where you'll ...
Harnessing Critical Mass; How to promote organizational momentum
2011-09-22
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Ripe with commonalities, Google, Apple, HP, Facebook, and General Motors have many shared qualities: capitalization in the billions, American ingenuity, the best in their day. And each has made a su...
How to Avoid the Dreaded 'UnLike'
2012-02-22
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
It's imperative that organizations reach these 'overconnected' fans with useful engagement because we all know that gaining a 'like' doesn't necessarily translate to gaining a fan.
How to Engage Followers in Social Media without Selling
2011-12-14
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
What's wrong with selling through social media? Absolutely nothing, but most followers do not want to be continuously sold to. How do you offer more engagement without the sales pitch? There are many ...
iPhone App Revs New Honda Contest Higher With Grand Prize ATV, Gas Cards, Plus 120 Other Prizes
2011-10-19
Honda Ontario Power Dealers
In their fall promo, Ontario Honda ATV dealers use a new mobile app to promote the grand prize 2011 Honda TRX680F Rincon ATV. Plus the dealers welcome new prize partners, Pioneer Energy and Ontario OU...
Juggling Social Media: Which ball can you drop?
2011-10-05
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
At what point did social media take over? Likely, when companies embarked on social media the extent of the commitment was yet unknown. It seems that each year or lately each month, more and more soci...
LinkedIn Endorsements: Reputation Transparency?
2012-11-29
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Are you tired of learning new 'features' whenever one gets added to your favorite Social Media site? Or are you excited about the possibility that the new feature may unlock for you? The LinkedIn End...
Living in a Social Bubble
2012-07-04
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
How much of the ambient social information you come in to contact with has been implicitly filtered? The act of only consuming "agreeable" content, consciously or not, reinforces your personal world-v...
The Marketing Hierarchy of Trust
2012-10-03
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
How many people or organizations have marketing strategies that boil down to self-serving claims of greatness? How effective are these LinkedIn profiles, ads, websites, TV commercials, or billboards? ...
Marketing Internships - Toronto
2009-06-09
Sources
Sources offers a four- to six-month unpaid marketing internships in Toronto. Tasks may include web-based marketing, social networking, identifying and contacting prospective clients, web page design, ...
Mind the Opinion Gap
2012-01-18
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Is there a gap between what you say about your organization and what others say about it? There is nothing wrong with communicating with your audience, but communication is a two-way street and it may...
9 Things to Track in Social Media
2012-09-26
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Is Social Media actually paying off? Is it worth the effort? To answer this question, you would need to have numbers to back up your claims. Do you?
Omani authorities persecute online activists
2015-04-10
Reporters Without Borders
The frequency with which bloggers and social network users are arrested and convicted in the Sultanate of Oman reflects the appalling state of online freedom of information and expression there.
Osgoode Hall law students win 1st ever Twitter Moot
2012-02-22
Omar Ha-Redeye
The first-ever Twitter Moot concluded yesterday, with Osgoode Hall students taking the prize.
Refocused American Chamber of Commerce Taking its Social Cues from New Digital Agency
2012-07-03
American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada - Ontario Region)
AmCham Canada Partners With Digital Agency SocialCues
Self-centered Social Media: A Reminder for Organizational Alignment
2011-07-06
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
A certain percentage of daily time is allotted to “doing” social media. This may mean checking your Facebook Wall to see what your friends are doing, or maybe joining a conversation in a LinkedIn grou...
Seven Steps to Secure Successful Employment Using Social Media
2012-03-21
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
How can you use Social Media to find your next role? With so much activity online, where will your efforts have the most impact? Here are seven quick points to test yourself: how many of these steps h...
Seven Top Tips for Using QR Codes
2012-05-30
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
The QR code connects the real world to the web and stimulates the social conversation. Randall Craig offers seven key considerations for using them.
Shifting your 'Social' Focus
2012-01-25
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Social media has taken over the world in many respects. But with all this attention in our online communities are we neglecting other opportunities?
Signalling Your Social Media Intentions
2012-01-12
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
The language of vehicles is something we all assume is universal. It is designed to share the driver's intent with other vehicles on the road: signaling, honking, and flashing are all parts of this l...
Le site denonciateur RCILeaks.Org gagne sa bataille en Islande pour la liberte de paroles contre une firme immigrant investisseur canadienne
2012-10-04
OrangeWebsite.com
Le site irreverencieux canadien RCILeaks.Org et son fournisseur de services internet islandais OrangeWebsite.com, ont gagne un combat judiciaire sans precedent sur la liberte d'expression a la Cour de...
Social Media as a Civic Engagement Tool
2014-02-18
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Attend this workshop to learn the basics on how to use social media and web resources to stay engaged with your city and connect with others who share your interests.
Social Media Best Bets: Stacking the deck against organizational risk
2011-11-02
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
With such a broad range of threats to protect against, how might one embed a social media security mindset within an organization?
Social Media Check Box
2012-11-14
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
'We have that covered' is a very satisfying thing to say when you are asked what your organization is doing in the area of social media. Does your organization say this?
Social Media Cleansing: A Closer Look at our Profiles
2011-06-29
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Everybody knows Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. Users talk about connecting with family, networking with colleagues, and meeting new contacts. Social media sites allow this to happen, and mu...
Social Media Damage Control: Preventing the Viral Crisis
2011-05-25
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Social media is a fabulous tool to broadcast the positive, but when others start repeating, re-tweeting, and adding to a negative message, the problem can become a crisis. This crisis can quickly spir...
Social Media Innovation: Promotion vs. Prevention
2011-07-13
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Every town has them: outdated laws. With little or no relevance in today’s society, we see such rules as silly and ineffective. Laws such as: ‘no throwing abandoned hoop skirts onto the street’, or ‘N...
Social Media Migration: The risk of changing venues
2011-06-09
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Migrating a social media group from one venue to another, whether it be from a Group to a Page or a completely new platform altogether, risks the possibility of member abandonment. Randall Craig offe...
Social Media Real Estate: The matter of location
2011-06-01
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
With so many Social Media sites out there, it may be challenging to know where or how you should you spend your time. It used to be simple, but social media is far more complicated today. How do you k...
Social Media Tactical Tips: Managing Customer Relationships and Experiences
2011-11-09
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
How does social media help improve sales? It depends how you use it. Randall Craig offer 4 simple tips to improve an organization's customer relationships and experiences using social media.
Social Media: The Question of Regulation and Moral Panic
2011-10-19
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
In the wake of demonstrations and riots organized through social media channels, the notion of regulating these channels has become increasingly more persuasive in the hopes of either preventing riots...
Social Media Tug-o-War: Organizational Views that Confuse
2011-06-15
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Many organizations look at social media one of two ways: We need to block social media because it destroys productivity, or we need to spend significantly on social media because we need to “join the ...
Social Media: Does the (whole) Company Good
2011-05-19
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
It is unfortunate that the marketer, advertiser, and PR personnel of the world are typically the "owners" of social media within an organization. The development of relationships is critically import...
Social Sales: Shortening the Funnel
2012-06-06
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
The practice of using social media to actively seek sales is a long-debated topic among organizations. Social media is an effective tool to help the sales process, and one of the most effective strate...
Sources welcomes BlueRush
2009-04-24
BlueRush
BlueRush is a full service digital marketing company focused on developing highly engaging and interactive solutions using Web 2.0 technologies, award-winning rich media animation and video production...
Sources welcomes Commuto Inc.
2008-12-10
Commuto Inc.
Commuto is an online social bartering network where members trade in person with other members in their cities, schools, workplaces or any other communities they create.
Sources welcomes Omar Ha-Redeye
2009-01-30
Omar Ha-Redeye
Sources welcomes a new member: Omar Ha-Redeye. Omar Ha-Redeye is frequently interviewed by the media on subjects relating to health, security, law, politics, social media, disasters, minority rights a...
Sources welcomes OrangeWebsite
2011-03-16
OrangeWebsite
Sources welcomes a new member: OrangeWebsite. OrangeWebsite is an Icelandic web hosting service provider. Most of our clients are foreign journalists, bloggers, leakers and publishers.
The 10 Biggest Social Media Mistakes to Avoid in 2012
2011-12-21
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
With 2011 coming to a close, we can start again in the new year with a clean slate - a brand new year with no mistakes. To help us avoid repeating the Social Media mishaps from 2011 are the top ten So...
The Cost of 'free' Social Media
2011-05-11
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
We all enjoy the free photo sharing, free newfound friends, free professional connections, and free social gaming that social media offers us. But there is a price to pay for everything and this 'free...
The Information Thief
2012-08-30
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Have you ever 'borrowed' someone else's knowledge or reputation? Or has someone ever done this to you? With the social web in front of us, it is too easy to use others' information without their know...
The Integration of 'Social'
2012-12-19
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Have you ever considered how the fullness of time completely changes our views? How has Social Media impacted business, and is it lasting change?
The Irrelevancy of the Social Media 'Expert'
2012-01-04
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Anyone who professes to have some expertise in Social Media may be offended to learn that their 'expertise' soon won't matter, and is fast becoming irrelevant. As a long-term career choice there is a ...
The Social Media Engagement Index
2011-11-16
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Every organization – and individual – can find themselves somewhere on the three-tier Social Media Engagement Index. Identifying where you are may point out the good – and bad – habits, and may more ...
Three Tips to Keep Your Followers Engaged
2011-09-14
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
It can be a frustrating experience to have read a blog post or listened to a presentation, only to find that you are unable recall what was written or said. This can be even more frustrating if you ar...
Three Top Tips for Improving Social Media ROI
2011-08-10
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
When looking at their corporate social media initiatives, many senior executives wonder why there isn’t a better return on their investment. Is there a special ingredient that can guarantee to improve...
Top 10 Tips on How to Get Found in a 'Social' World
2011-11-23
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
They say that seven points of contact are needed to make a sale. These touch points can be anything: a commercial, email, telephone call, brochure and so on. But how do you build these points of cont...
Top 3 Tips to Build a Social Media Reputation
2011-10-26
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Responsiveness and reliability are the two most important determinants of service quality. While most of us understand this implicitly in the real world, our behavior in the world of social media is ...
Using Social Media to Grow Your Business: Speaker Series
2009-09-02
Anne Day -- Company of Women
On November 11th at the Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre, as a part of the Company of Women Rogers sponsored speaker series, â##Using Social Media to Grow Your Businessâ## is the last of three â#...
Viral Video: Cracking the Code
2012-06-13
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Who wouldn't want their video to go viral? With thousands, or sometimes millions, of views your message is shared across platforms and likely across continents. Yet, why are these videos so lucky? Wha...
Wasting your time on social media: Four rules for social media ROI
2011-04-27
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Using social media as a corporate tool can yield some excellent results, but too many businesses waste time doing activities that yield very little results. Randall Craig defines four guidelines that ...
What’s the blogging point? Seven reasons to blog… one reason to not
2011-08-17
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Many individuals and organizations have jumped on the blog bandwagon. Most of them do not even know why. Deciding on a strategy helps clarify the reason for the blog itself and gives focus to the writ...
Who wouldn't "like" to get something in return?
2011-12-08
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Everyone has heard of 'give to get' and most people use this phrase in their networking. Forwarding leads and prospects is just one way of doing this. This theory works in the world of social media a...
Will Facebook take over the world?
2011-04-20
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Perceived as a time-waster and on-line haunt for teens and twenty-somethings, the reality is that it has grown well beyond the original confines of social networking. And when it busts out of its wall...

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Advice and Tips for Nonprofits on Social Media
Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com
Article
Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com
This is an instructional guide for non-profits to improve their online presence via social media. This guide is helpful for small businesses and non-profits in the beginning and intermediate developme...
Authorities turn their sights on microblogging
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about a new crackdown in China on social-networking tools, especially microblogging services.
The Before, During, and After of a Social Media Customer Service Strategy
Sources News Release
Article
2012
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Using social media as a customer service tool is not a revelation these days. We have all seen customer service representatives from big name brands on Twitter. But these one-off initiatives rarely pr...
Censorship not a solution to terrorism, IFJ & Pakistan media reject guidelines
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) expresses its strong concern over new press guidelines for Pakistan's television and print media.
A Coalition of Scientists Keeps Watch on the U.S. Government's Climate Data
Brown, Alleen
Article
2017
The Intercept
Via memos leaked to the press, rogue tweets, and unnamed agency sources, the public learned of growing pressure on federal employees to avoid sharing their scientific work. Meanwhile, small but signif...
Cybersex
Article
Cybersex, also called computer sex, Internet sex, netsex, mudsex, TinySex and, colloquially, cybering, is a virtual sex encounter in which two or more persons connected remotely via computer network s...
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
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From Sources: More tools for getting your messages out
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Article
2009
Sources
Sources members can benefit from media training, free news release postings and calendar listings, and they can include their books in the Sources Bookshelf. It's all at www.sources.com, where you'll ...
The Gatekeepers Aren't Gone
Figlerowicz, Marta
Article
2016
Jacobin
Viral content seems democratic. But it's still mostly controlled by big media companies.
Getting your story into the media
Article
Sources
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Have new social media made 'traditional' media obsolete?
Article
2009
Sources HotLink
New media provide additional channels for getting messages out, but they don't make older media obsolete. The task is of public relations is to reach people through the media they use. In an increasin...
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
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Sources
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Marketing Internships - Toronto
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Article
2009
Sources
Sources offers a four- to six-month unpaid marketing internships in Toronto. Tasks may include web-based marketing, social networking, identifying and contacting prospective clients, web page design, ...
Millennials and Political News
Mitchel, Amy; Gottfried, Jeffrey; Matsa, Katerina
Article
2015
Pew Research Center
Obama has often been dubbed 'the first social media president' but this title has more implications than you think. This report looks at the sources of political news across generations. Spoiler alert...
Omani authorities persecute online activists
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
The frequency with which bloggers and social network users are arrested and convicted in the Sultanate of Oman reflects the appalling state of online freedom of information and expression there.
Simple Tools to Sort the Tweets from the Trash
van Ess, Henk
Article
2014
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
In this first part of a three-part series, social media and web research specialist Henk van Ess provides some practical hints for how to de-clutter your Twitter stream and keep your timeline relevant...
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Social Media and Investigative Journalism
Nazakat, Syed
Article
2012
ICIJ
In this extract from the new book The Social Media (R)evolution: Asian Perspectives on New Media, ICIJ member Syed Nazakat outlines different ways investigative reporters are harnessing social media a...
Social Media for Academics
Rupp, Sharon
Article
2016
The Tyee
An introduction to Mark Carrigan’s how-to guide, Social Media for Academics, with its lessons on how to be aware of your audience.
Social Networking and the Death of the Internet
How Do You "Like" That?
Lopez, Alfredo
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Social Networking is, by its nature, a capture environment. The companies that offer the services, particularly Facebook, host your site and control all the information on it. Facebook — a group of li...
Software that tracks people on social media created by defence firm
Gallagher, Ryan
Article
2013
Guardian
Raytheon's Riot program mines social network data like a 'Google for spies', drawing ire from civil rights groups.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
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US military taps 'sock puppets'
Fake personas on social websites to manipulate and influence opinion
Fielding, Nick; Cobain, Ian; Rushe, Dominic
Article
2011
The Guardian
A new $2.76 million dollar 'counter-terrorism' initiative to create a pro-America online presence using fake online personas is underway. These interventions will not be conducted in English or on Ame...
Using Social Media To Build Your Brand
Bucaro, Leanne
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
Social media is the fastest growing medium to market your product and communicate with your audience. And when it comes to branding your product it just might be the simplest and cheapest way to creat...
Who Are the 5.5 Million Facebook Fans of Chinese State Newspaper People's Daily?
Lam, Oiwan
Article
2015
Global Voices
Facebook has been banned in China for six years yet the Facebook account for Chinese State Newspaper People’s Daily has over 5.5 million fans. What is a state run newspaper doing on a social network t...
Why Do We Expose Ourselves?
Taylor, Astra
Article
2016
The Intercept
Among critics of technological surveillance, there are two allusions so commonplace they have crossed into the realm of cliché. One, as you have probably already guessed, is George Orwell's Big Brothe...
With Power of Social Media Growing, Police Now Monitoring and Criminalizing Online Speech
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
The Intercept
Criminal cases for online political speech are now commonplace in the UK, notorious for its hostility to basic free speech and press rights. As The Independent's James Bloodworth reported last week, "...

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Beyond the Echo Chamber
Reshaping Politics Through Networked Progressive Media
Clark, Jessica; Van Slyke, Tracy
Book
2010
According to the authors, a new breed of networked progressive media are informing and engaging millions. By harnessing a participatory media environment, they have succeeded in influencing political ...
It's Complicated
The Social Lives of Networked Teens
boyd, danah
Book
2014
In It's Complicated, danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media.
The Last Original Idea
A Cynic's View of Internet Marketing
K'necht, Alan; Rockstein, Geri
Book
2010
Online PR and Social Media for Experts, Authors, Consultants, and Speakers
Develop your reputation, get found, and attract a following
Craig, Randall M.
Book
2009
You Are Not a Gadget
A Manifesto
Lanier, Jaron
Book
2010
The internet has spawned a hive mentality, where the crowd takes precedence over the individual.

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