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How Eight Gunshots Just United a Nation

I’ll be honest. I will probably never fully understand the social media backlash against Black Girls Rock.  When I watched the program, I saw girls and women who look like me celebrating the kinds of accomplishments I almost never read or hear about in the news. 823 more words

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for calling black actors 'colored'

LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an “idiot” to refer to non-white actors as “colored.”

The Academy Award-nominated actor used the word on PBS talk show “Tavis Smiley” last week while discussing diversity in the entertainment industry. 129 more words


Social Media Is In an Uproar Over Possible Racist Ad

Recent pictures have flooded the internet lately of an ad promoting a baby sling for mothers. Sounds simple enough, however the problem people have is with the marketing of the product which shows very different images on the packaging. 85 more words


Thanks Melissa!

Canned and trophy hunting are controversial activities that have become more recognized as of late, especially after the international awareness that was garnered from the Melissa Bachman hunting photo from November 2013. 328 more words

Disabling My Facebook

The day before Yom Kippur 5774 (a few weeks ago), I disabled my Facebook account.  I am struggling with this decision every day  – even though I know I made the right choice for myself. 456 more words


Web 2.0 - Friend or Foe?

Consumer PR has been actively adopting Web 2.0 to achieve their sales & marketing goals. PR practitioners should note that the use of Web 2.0 is a double-edged sword. 322 more words

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Social media by any other name is just people power...

In the aftermath of the Alan Jones debacle, there is a lot of chatter about the “threat” of social media. Or as Mr Jones himself put it, cyber-bulling. 453 more words

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