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By now we can all understand the power of word of mouth. It allows use to spread information to each other and keep up to date on current events. And with the technological advancements we have today, word of mouth is more powerful than ever with information being able to be sent within seconds.  But […]

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Word of mouth is an important aspect of journalism. It is what began the sharing of information from person to person and is still used for that same purpose today. But with the growth of technology and social media, word of mouth has dramatically transformed. There are now various platforms in which information is shared, […]

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Just in time for Super Tuesday, Marco Rubio displayed a different side of Rubio on Thursday night on the Republican GOP debate. Rubio, who had been known particularly as the little boy with big dreams in the Republican race for the presidential nomination showed a new face Thursday night, as he hit Donald Trump repeatedly […]

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This past Sunday, Chris Rock hosted the highly anticipated Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. With events like these, word of mouth is truly put into action whether it’s in person or via social media. This was greatly shown by the massive amounts of tweets and articles that emerged after Rock’s opening monologue. With the […]

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Humans have always been thirsty for news, but the way news is gathered and shared is changing every day. The velocity of journalism is changing in parallel with the evolving technological means that facilitate getting, sharing, and exchanging information. After it used to take years for some news to travel outside of their edge, technology and the internet have […]

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The need to be informed

Posted by: | February 17, 2016 | No Comment |

Humans have always been curious about what is going on around them. Before the news as we know it today, people used to spread tales of events and things in their close environment or far away for different reasons. The information people shared was used as time-filler, diversion and entertainment. It also provided a kind […]

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The Grammy’s is a night to celebrate musicians and award their accomplishments. Viewers tune in to see who wins, who looses, who gets snubbed, and my favorite – the fashion. Any of these things can become viral news in today’s day and age. But how does something at an event like the Grammy’s become newsworthy? […]

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Information is constantly being passed from person to person. Whether it’s in a conversation, a text, a news article, a Facebook post, or even something as simple as a tweet, we are constantly sharing information with each other. This is not a new concept. Back in 351 b.c., this notion of passing information and news […]

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Word of mouth marketing

Posted by: | November 9, 2014 | No Comment |

Word of mouth marketing has existed since people could communicate with each other. But today, word of mouth marketing is very different from what it was centuries ago. Then, Ancient Romans used to chat about the latest new wine, and today, consumers share their new products through social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Word of mouth has […]

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  Sensationalism has existed as long as sex and conflict. Today, we see the media sensationalizing all kinds of stories, from Anthony Weiner’s scandal to Kim Kardashian’s wedding photos. Unfortunately, it seems sensationalism in the media has gotten to a point of nausea. While there is a plethora of exaggeration and silliness, sensationalism does serve […]

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Word of mouth as a news source

Posted by: | October 5, 2014 | No Comment |

Word of mouth has been a news source since 40,000 B.C. when the settling of the Americas happened. News spread by word of mouth. After that, word of mouth was unstoppable. And to this day, it is the most popular source of news http://ban.jo/blog/social-discovery-word-of-mouth-is-world-of-mouth/ In  January 2011, the Pew Research Center conducted a survey consisting […]

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From the tipao to modern-day, China has a history of censorship. It was only over 2000 years ago that the tipao was the main source of news, exclusively for the elite. Now news and communication has expanded to anyone capable of buying a smart phone, even those under censorship. In modern-day Hong Kong, minor protests ensued last […]

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