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Sign Up Now: SoCon12, Social Media and the Brews and News Fun-Raiser

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Join us for 1.5 days of learning, sharing and networking at our SoCon12 and Brews and News Fun-Raiser weekend on Feb. 3-4, 2012.
Registration is now open for SoCon12, our annual social media conference at Kennesaw State University outside of Atlanta on Saturday, Feb 4, 2012 . Every year we sell out our 325 seats early, [...]

Critiquing the AJC’s Half True Investigative Story

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Today the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is running my truncated rebuttal aimed at its front page story from Sunday, September 4 headlined, “No recession in college pay.” The online headline was “10% of college staff earning $100k-plus.”
In writing the rebuttal, I used the criteria of the AJC’s PolitiFact column which rates public statements from pants-on-fire lies to [...]

Introducing Some of My Talented Students

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

An example of one of my students’ capstone work, plus read more below.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 was a good day for our Juvenile Justice Information Exchange — reporter Ryan Schill, for Kennesaw State University and for me. Wednesday, Schill became a graduate of Kennesaw State and editor John Fleming published Schill’s story [...]

Nonviolence, Nicholas Kristof, Gene Sharp and Me

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Yesterday, Sunday, April 17, 2011, New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof wrote an opinion piece The Power of Mockery. A month earlier on March 17, 2011, I conducted this video interview with Kristof during his lecture visit to Kennesaw State University. In the video, I mention Gene Sharp, the man credited with writing the [...]

NYTimes Pay Plan — Did Henry Blodget Get It Right 2 years ago?

Friday, March 18th, 2011

When I first read the New York Times’ recently announced Digital Subscription Plan, I remembered reading something similar and posting about it here at
Sure enough, it was a piece by Henry Blodget at Silicon Valley Insider entitled Our Plan To Fix The New York Times . It was posted in January, 2009, [...]