Digital Influences · Internet

Deep Thoughts About Digital Communications  & Technology 

Here I sit in my hubby’s truck writing this post.  I am constantly amazed at how much digital communications is ingrained in our lives.  From blogging on the go to banking, GPS, Siri, online graduate school, smartphones, tablets, ebooks, tracking implants for animals… you get my point.  It’s everywhere.  I personally love it.  I wonder,… Continue reading Deep Thoughts About Digital Communications  & Technology 

Advertising · Digital Influences · Internet · Public Relations · Social Media

The Digital World, A Dream Come True for PR and Advertising.

As someone who has worked in Public Relations, I am glad I am doing it in the digital age.  It’s so incredibly easy to connect and influence your audience.  The same goes for advertising.  It’s so easy to spread the word about whatever it is you are selling. If I want to get the message… Continue reading The Digital World, A Dream Come True for PR and Advertising.

Digital Influences · Social Media

Breaking News: Journalism Needs A Wake Up Call

I’ve been a journalist for more than 12 years.  From the time I started to the time I left in May 2015, things changed… a lot.  I think journalism lost itself along the way.  It tried to adapt too fast, speed began to equal better and facts slipped through the cracks.  Clicks became more and… Continue reading Breaking News: Journalism Needs A Wake Up Call

Digital Influences · Social Media

Digital Communications & Decision 2016

Did digital communications impact the 2016 Presidential election?  Um, yes, most definitely.   So much so that suddenly people are worried about the spread of fake news. I have worked in media for over 12 years now.  So I like to think I am pretty media literate.  That means I am aware of what news… Continue reading Digital Communications & Decision 2016

Digital Influences · Internet · Social Media

My Relationship With Facebook: A look At How I Use Social Media

It’s hard to step back and think about what social media I use most often.   I’ve been using social media for over a decade.  It started long ago with something called IRC then ICQ.  Now it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pintrest, Snapchat… you get the picture.  These days I am not just using social… Continue reading My Relationship With Facebook: A look At How I Use Social Media