I'm a firm believer in the benefits of social media. But this is not to say that social media does not have its issues. Take three young adults in New Jersey and three social media platforms and I think you all know what I mean.
With international negotiations at a standstill, 350.org, Greenpeace and others are using every new media tool available to share their climate message. Two days before 10/10/10, they had registered nearly 7,000 events in 188 countries.
We have five more years to make good on the specific Millennium Declaration promise, but we have a lifetime to care for our fellow citizens of the world. Watch, connect, spread the information, and speak up.
The largest misconception about Generation Y is that technology is a replacement for interpersonal dialogue. Technology is becoming more ever-present, and Gen Y is still managing to talk to one another.
Rosen offers 10 pieces of advice to the incoming class of journalists to help them "break free" from the last media interval. It is advice that with a little work and some license we can make work equally for advertisers.
There's really nothing like a handwritten note from a constituent you've known for years. But I'm excited to harness the power of technology that's making it easier to stay in touch with my constituents.
My report does not investigate the events on board the Mavi Marmara. There are plenty of committees who will look into that. Instead, I focus on how the Israeli military used online tools to deliver its narrative of the events, to the global audience.