As the summer begins to wind down, I realize that my internship is coming to an end… and that I haven’t blogged since early May. Here goes nothing. I’ve been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to intern at a company in Fort Lauderdale, Florida called On The Ball Marketing. Though I am a Journalism … Continue reading “If You Want to Sell More Shit… Call Us.”
The past two weeks I have sorted through my own crisis, my own personal public relations crisis. If you’ve been keeping up with my story, you would know that there is a fake account with my pictures on it named “Kim,” and I began a quest to find this account through social media. I originally … Continue reading My 15 Minutes of “Fame”
It has been an interesting week to say the least. I have been overwhelmed by the support I have received from friends, family and strangers across the country. The curiosity of people’s interest in my story sparked an unbelievable chain of reactions. Dozens of emails, Facebook messages, texts and tweets have flooded my inboxes and … Continue reading Update: The Search for “Kim” Continues
Alert Carolina. Oh, what a dramatic system we have here. For those who are unfamiliar with Alert Carolina, it is the emergency alert system for students and faculty. Alerts range from tornado warnings to armed suspect on campus (lock your doors and windows) to updates on crime in the Chapel Hill area. The topic that … Continue reading Alert Carolina with the Name-Drop, FTW
After reading posts from my fellow classmates, Lauren and Jamie, I am again confronted with the ever so popular question college students face of “Is my Facebook appropriate?” A few weeks ago I wrote on the new trend of obsessively documenting everything you do through pictures and addressed something many of our generation feels to … Continue reading Stop Snooping, Just Ask
As I sit immersed in the excitement of the Oscars, I find myself drawn to social media sites to see what others are thinking. But, as I explore trending topics and popular hashtags, such as #Oscars that they are advertising on the program, I find myself feeling both gratification and irritation. Of course, I love … Continue reading Think Before You Tweet
In a world with an endless amount of social media platforms and communication outlets, it seems almost necessary to update friends and family on simply every exciting adventure in your daily life. But, only the positive things tend to be published for the world to see, leaving your life story on social media nothing … Continue reading If I Didn’t Post a Picture, Did It Even Happen?