#MeToo campaign leads to #HimThough

Friday, December 1, 2017

Survivors of sexual assault have found the viral social media campaign #MeToo problematic since it focuses the discussion on the survivor and not the perpetrator. In the wake…

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Social media plays large role in Long Beach after Sandy

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Sandy and Facebook, Twitter, Google

A month after Sandy and the seaside city of Long Beach is still being described as looking like a war zone. For those still in the midst of a communication breakdown, the power of social media in times of crisis is being exercised.

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Class act from Hofstra reporter in Hurricane Sandy

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Police patrol as Hurricane Sandy approached Long Island

Kristen Maldonado, a journalism student at Hofstra University, has been covering the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy at Long Island’s Island Park. Maldonado mostly reported via Twitter and Facebook and her on-the-spot reports offer an up-close and personal glimpse of the devastated community.

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