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Unraveling Social Media One Tool at a Time

Don’t fall for the Humpback Hoax

 Yesterday, I saw that a Facebook friend had liked a photo of a diver floating beside a humpback whale. Accompanying the photo, was a touching post, describing the rescue of … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Social Media Training pays off

 Last week, I spent two days conducting day-long Social Media training sessions with our Northern California journalists. Mandy Jenkins @mjenkins and myself were hosted by the Enterprise Record in Chico, … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Fabulous Facebook Timeline Ideas/Troubleshooting

The history of food, San Francisco Bay Area style;  the history of Silicon Valley, and the best-loved movies of the decades are just some of the Facebook timelines the Bay … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

What digital tools should every journalist know? Add yours

What are the 10 tools or things that a Digital First journalist should know? In other words, if you were to set a minimum standard of training for a journalist … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

Social Media Catchup Workshop

For Bay Area News Group employees who missed the last couple of Social Media mini-sessions, join me Friday, Feb. 24, 11 a.m. to noon. 1.  Please join my meeting. https://www2.gotomeeting.com/join/267857034Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment