The Spectator

New media, along with active protesters, makes difference in Arab Spring: Sahar Khamis lecture educates students, professors, and community members

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

March 12, 2013

Dozens of students, professors and community members gathered March 8 to hear a lecture on the affect young people, women and social media have had on the Arab Spring given by Sahar Khamis, an expert on the topic of Middle Eastern...

Tweeting for change in the Arab world

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

March 7, 2013

Social media may be a necessary part of our socialization, but in the Arab world it is a necessary part of their mobilization. Women and young people have taken to Twitter and Facebook to bring about political and social change...

Business students win social media competition

Story by Jake Ellinghuysen

May 8, 2012

When four students from UW-Eau Claire entered the Halliburton Social Media Competition earlier this semester, their eyes weren’t necessarily on the prize. “As a marketing major, I (was thinking) of my resume and how it...

Panel discusses social media

Story by Sara Nemec

February 17, 2010

Tuesday night, members of the Eau Claire Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Western Wisconsin Press Club presented a panel of experts who addressed the use of social media in print and broadcast news tod...

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