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
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.
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
Big data. I admit, when this topic came up in class, all I could think was… BORING! I mean no disrespect, but this is just a topic that really doesn’t interest me. Unfortunately, I am not the Professor, so I had no choice but to suffer through the week long lessons. It turns out, big… Continue reading Give Big Data A Chance
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
As I have talked about before, I have grown up, witnessing first had, the digital age come to life as we know it today. So yes, I like to think I am pretty up on my tech stuff. Not everyone can make that claim though. It’s expensive to be on the up and up with… Continue reading The Digital Divide Is Coming For Us!
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