Hofstra student takes to Twitter and Facebook to report Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Kristen Maldonado, a journalism student at Hofstra University, braved the elements of Hurricane Sandy and reported the storms effects every step of the way. Maldonado has received praise from Hofstra news organizations for her widespread reporting via twitter.

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Storify: College-themed memes dominate social media

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Hannon ‘Likes’ Facebook app to track sex offenders

Thursday, December 1, 2011
The new Facebook sex offender application allows residents to locate registered sex offenders in their area (Photo courtesy of the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services)

Social media already can be used in a multitude of ways, but the New York Senate is ensuring that social media can also be used as a safety…

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