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Blog May. 5, 2011 | Share

Seeking Osama: Anatomy of a News Firestorm in a Cross-Platform Environment

When the news broke late Sunday evening that U.S. armed forces had managed to hunt down and kill Osama bin Laden, a range of emotions washed over me, including relief, elation, pride and so many others. But soon after the initial “pinch-myself, is this really finally happening?” moment subsided, I was immediately consumed with a voracious appetite... Read more

Blog Apr. 29, 2011 | Share

#RoyalWedding: The Role of Social Media in William and Kate’s Big Day

Unless you’ve been living in a media-free cave for the past month, you are well aware of the Royal Wedding taking place this Friday between Prince William and Kate Middleton. These nuptials mark the first major royal wedding since the dawn of the Internet era, with the last wedding of this magnitude between Prince Charles and Diana captivating the... Read more