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1509, 2008

Wall Street Journal Launches New Social Media Site

September 15th, 2008|

The Wall Street Journal launched a new social media site this week.  In addition to providing content found in the WSJ, the new site will allow users to email, set up personal profiles, and consult business professionals about topics they are experts on.  Subscribers of the Wall Street Journal can use this site free of [...]

1209, 2008

See How Boyer Bank Uses Social Media to Emphasize Financial Soundness

September 12th, 2008|

   With many banks in financial turmoil, Walla Walla’s Baker Boyer Bank wanted to emphasize its strong financial position. Chairman and CEO Megan Clubb used a video podcast to announce a 10 cent stock dividend and remind customers  that Baker Boyer had not participated in risky real estate loans.  Direct access from the front page [...]

809, 2008

Explore the World of Social Media Through Blogging

September 8th, 2008|

Are you interested in the “world of blogging” but aren’t quite sure how to get started?! Here is a great site that compiles the Top 50 Social Media Blogs of 2008. Just click on the link below and try out one of the blog sites. This is a wonderful way to gain experience with blogging [...]

209, 2008

Mainstream Media is Launching into the World of Facebook, MySpace and Twitter

September 2nd, 2008|

Watch some of the analysis covering the 2008 Presidential Election and other top political stories on Cable News Network (CNN) in the evenings.  In addition to speaking on camera with political experts and media representatives, the host will frequently incorporate material from social media platforms.  This practice illustrates how traditional forms of media are merging with social media [...]