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Teens, Visual Storytelling and Higher Education Communications

It is no surprise that young people are fleeing Facebook in favor of other social media sites. In fact, Facebook even announced their concern about this during an earnings announcement last year. It seems like there are new studies out … Continue reading

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Podcast #2 – Media relations tips in a higher education environment

It is a competitive world out there in media relations land. As we all know, the media industry has been significantly disrupted. So what are they keys to generating consistent positive media coverage for an institution? How can academics and … Continue reading

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Why every academic needs to think about external communications

Most university models financially reward teaching and research. Press visibility may be considered a bonus or contribution towards “good citizenship” (whatever that means), while some institutions don’t look highly upon those doing media work as it takes away from research … Continue reading

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Is the internet making you more knowledgeable?

A few months back, a friend of mine from France was visiting me in North Carolina. We organized a visit to the state fair, which is an “interesting” experience in its own right. While there, we conjured up a little … Continue reading

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