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Imaad Majeed

poet, singer-songwriter, rapper in Ratmalana

Living on Facebook

CREATED ON NOVEMBER 16, 2015
IN COLOMBO

Imaad Majeed, artist, poet, rapper, writer and a noted creative force in Colombo’s art scene, gives us a brief glimpse inside his mind and tells us how he stimulates inspiration using social media.

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Social Media in Brick & Mortar

BY JEN & JULIA PISTONE & DEWHURST
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 24, 2013

Jen Pistone and Julia Dewhurst explain the role social media plays in making small local shops profitable, and how to best use the various media outlets to bring in new customers, create an online presence, and build a community around their store. They utilize a variety of means from the seemingly simple photos of a day in the shop, to collaborations with other artists and engineering posts based on statistics and feedback.

 
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Media & Terrorism

BY MOHAMMED ALABSI
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 22, 2014

Mohammed AlAbsi talks about how journalism does not cover the hidden stories of the individuals who lost there lives as well as loved-ones in terrorists attacks. (in Arabic) 

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Social Media Marketing For the Socially Awkward

BY LENA KOTLER-WALLACE
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Lena Kotler-Wallace takes us through utilizing social media to reach our audience by showing us the differences of each of the big three: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.  

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Face to Facetime

BY STEPHEN KOVASH
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 29, 2015

Stephen Kovash explains why he turned off all social media platforms as well as other forms of electronic entertainment in order to have face to "facetime" with other human beings.  He hopes this presentation encourages others to turn off their phones and talk in person.

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No Pictures, Please!

BY JARED THIELE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Writer, photographer, and artist, Jared Thiele moved to New York City and abandoned the idea of nursing school in order to pursue a career as a creative in advertising. Listen to learn about his exploration into social media through his photography, illustreations, and current events.

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Alternative Grassroots Journalism

BY KAREEM CHEHAYEB
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 12, 2016

Facing the current state of media and journalism in Lebanon, Kareem Chehayeb and Sarah Shmaitilly founded Beirut Syndrome, an alternative and grassroots journalism platform. Their project is based on the importance of informing the public, tackling uneasy questions, creating conversations and building communities. 

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How Social Media is Ruining Creativity

BY NIKKI DEBRANGO-JENSEN
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 09, 2017

Nikki DeBrango explores why social media can be toxic to artists and what we can do about it.

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Slow Journalism

BY ALEJANDRO GĂ“MEZ DUGAND
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 15, 2016

A very speedy Laura Galindo presented 070 on behalf of Alejandro Gómez Dugand. On the Dewey Decimal library classification, 070 is the number for News media, journalism, and publishing. 070 is an independent on-line magazine covering all sorts of subjects in a slow pace, which contrary to the news frenzy of these days, allows each story to grow into a complete, facts-based, meaningful narrative.

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Social Media Strategies

BY SOLA OBAYAN
@ VOL 27 ON APR 07, 2016

Sola Obayan is a leader in our regional public and private sector Social Media communities in Detroit. She promotes and advocates through industry events, educational programming and Social Media Strategies.