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Instagram activity soars in lieu of Facebook’s decline

Dittrich examines the popular social media sites of OHS and OMS
Margeaux Dittrich, Editor in Chief Content April 24, 2014

The increasing activity of pre-teens and teens on social media sites like Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat have stereotyped social media original Facebook into an old, mid-2000s fad. Although Facebook...

Senior Samantha Hartmann checks Facebook on her iPhone during study hall.

Did it really happen if it wasn’t posted on Facebook?

May 28, 2013

Thanks to Mark Zuckerberg, people have been broadcasting their lives to the world since 2004 - every success, every failure and everything else in between. The stated purpose of Facebook is to stay...

Maintaining current events awareness in the ever-changing world of social media

May 22, 2013

      In the wake of recent major news stories, such as the Boston bombing, the IRS scandal and the Benghazi case, it has come to the media's attention that a large proportion...

Editorial: The media's role in times of tragedy

Editorial: The media’s role in times of tragedy

January 9, 2013

In a wired world, the news media plays an imperative role in providing accurate information about current events. A journalist’s most important job is to publish reliable, verified facts - not speculation...

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