Want That Job? Hand Over Those Social Media Passwords Now

Want That Job? Hand Over Those Social Media Passwords Now

Have you ever been asked for your social media passwords? If so, have you given them? Would you? It’s become increasingly common for recruiters for both employers and college admissions departments to request that applicants hand over their social media credentials....
The Journalistic Drone: You Can Buy it, But Can You Fly It?

The Journalistic Drone: You Can Buy it, But Can You Fly It?

Fifty-five pounds. That’s the weight limit that the FAA proposes for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) small systems – the type of drone that many journalists would like to use in news reporting. Drones can weigh as little as three pounds, though, and cost as little as...
Charettes: Jump on This Cart With Your Transmedia Story

Charettes: Jump on This Cart With Your Transmedia Story

This article is cross-posted from the Washington Filmworks blog. When Scott Macklin visited our Advanced Multimedia Storytelling class in the University of Washington’s Communications Leadership (Comm Lead) graduate program to introduce the idea of participating in a...
What’s in a “Like”?: Social Media and the Election

What’s in a “Like”?: Social Media and the Election

  We hear so much about “the power of social media.” But just how much are we influencing others when we post or tweet to those already in our audiences? SEATTLE - You care about the future of your country. In this closely fought election and in this...
Doing Anything Special on Thursday? How About Resetting the Net?

Doing Anything Special on Thursday? How About Resetting the Net?

It’s time to take a break from more frivolous pursuits on the internet – “the world’s greatest cat video data base,” according to comedian  John Oliver and consider what’s at stake every time you go online. The conversation about privacy was amplified dramatically...