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Tip Off: What I’m Looking Forward to this NBA Season

Tip Off: What I’m Looking Forward to this NBA Season

On Tuesday night at 8pm, the Cleveland Cavaliers played the Chicago Bulls, tipping off the NBA season. I love watching NBA basketball. At least four times a week, there are back to back games on TNT or ESPN. Sometimes these games feature horrible teams, but when you...
140 Characters and More

140 Characters and More

For our social media class we have an ongoing Twitter assignment. The assignment includes links to blog posts, tweeting links to industry related content, and having conversations with classmates. When we first received the assignment, I put my personal Twitter handle...
Fantasy Fool-ball

Fantasy Fool-ball

So I have a fantasy football team. Actually I have two. There has to be research done on why fantasy sports is so addictive. I spend most of my time focusing on the league that has a $50 buy in. Last year, I won second place in this league and won $150. That means...
Children and Digital Media

Children and Digital Media

On Wednesday October 7th, Dr. Amy Jordan came to Virginia Tech to speak about digital media and its influence and role in the lives of children today.  Dr. Jordan first brought up how throughout time, new media and innovations have been seen as harmful or the thing...
From Youtube to the Cart

From Youtube to the Cart

Youtube has unveiled a new feature on select videos that makes the videos shoppable. You can see an example in this video put out by Levi’s:   The feature leaves a little column at the side of the video that displays clickable images of the items that are...