Category Archives: Activism

“They’re Out for Blood!” How a Sunday Brunch with Friends Turned into POC Activist Hate Day.

After a very eventful past few weeks on social media as pointed out by Sydhaley, the outrage continued this week, but surprisinlgy at the local level. I’ll briefly describe the conversation I had at brunch last Sunday with some of my “best” friends, two … Continue reading

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When you give a mouse (or a trackpad) a tool to donate…

  This past weekend, I, like many others, posted about Earth Day. I noticed when I posted that Facebook gave me an option to add a donate button to the post. As a Nonprofit Leadership student, I was intrigued by this … Continue reading

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Baby, she was born to run

Today, thousands of people are running in the Boston Marathon, arguably the most important marathon to take place in the United States. And social media is blowing up! Live Tweets are coming from the event, and several articles about the event … Continue reading

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“What They Don’t Teach You in Business School”–Social Media Outrage

There is a famous formula in chemical industry crisis communications PR.  It’s Risk = Hazard + Outrage.  That was 20 years ago coined by crisis communications expert Peter Sandman.  Every chemical industry PR person knows it by heart.  Now add … Continue reading

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Slacktivism, or virtual activism?

Saturday Night Live hit the nail of Slacktivism right on the head. This past Saturday, comedian Louis C.K. hosted the long-running comedy sketch show. Among the several typical deprecating, satirical sketches was a faux-music video in vague Reggae style praising the socially conscious, … Continue reading

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And the Grammy Award goes to…Intersectional Feminism!

I always knew I liked Adele. Even though her vocal technique makes me cringe at times (as a person who holds a BMus degree in Vocal Performance, I hold vocal health and proper technique near and dear to my heart, … Continue reading

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And the Real Winner is…

T-Mobile.   Airbnb.   According to Merkle’s 2017 Digital Bowl Report, T-Mobile grabbed top spot for most effective Super Bowl ad campaigns across digital channels including social media, paid search, SEO, and digital media/display. Merkle, a global performance marketing agency, … Continue reading

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