#Trending Assignment: Facebook is Bringing People Closer Together

For our trending assignment in COM 627:┬áSocial Media for Communicators at Newhouse we were tasked with giving our own assessment of the recent news from Facebook that they will be changing the news feed algorithm so that people are more likely to see posts from their friends instead of business pages. There's two viewpoints to …

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The Devastating Ramifications of the Demarcus Cousins Injury

The NBA news cycle has been spinning as fast as ever the last few days, and it's easy to forget one of the biggest stories of the season happened just four days ago. All-Star starter Demarcus Cousins tore his achilles with just eight seconds left in a win over Houston, probably New Orleans' best win …

Week 10 Blog Reflection: What Does the Future of Communications Look Like?

With our case studies and presentations due next week, this was the last class session with back and forth discussion. We spent the majority of class pondering what the future of digital media will be in 10 years. The common trends we anticipate are even more personalization and customization, VR technology to take off, further …

Week 9 Blog Reflection: The Current and Future State of Advertising and Public Relations

In Week 9, we discussed how advertising and public relations have changed in the digital age. As I have spent almost three years at a digital marketing agency, this was right up my alley. Among the changes for advertising discussed were more targeted advertising as you can select your audience pretty specifically, better available analytics, …