March 8, 2018

What Makes News

Working in media relations is fraught with challenges to determine what is – and what is not news. Scott gives examples of this in today's blog post.
November 2, 2017
Sharing Cat Photos on Social Media

Are Stories Coming to Buzzfeed?

If you’ve read my blog posts, you may have noticed that I reference Buzzfeed, like, a lot. Buzzfeed has my heart, not only because of its off-beat content and humorous take on everyday life, but because it also operates as a reliable news source, and I’m pretty excited about a new change they’re implementing.
September 25, 2017
Allison Rodriguez

#MediaMonday – Allison Rodriguez

Allison Rodriguez is a multimedia journalist for ABC15 News, but what does she enjoy doing when she isn't chasing down stories? From favorite destinations to top music picks, Abbie's got the scoop!
October 27, 2016

Where Do You Get Your News?

An email from MSN showed up in my email recently. What really caught my eye though was when it said "MSN is your place for news." But is it? What is your go-to place for news? [Click below for more]
September 21, 2015

#MediaMonday – Fay Fredricks

Today’s Media Monday comes from just down the street from the HMA offices. Fay Fredricks co-hosts ABC 15’s The NOW Arizona at 4 p.m. and also […]
April 24, 2013

Apologizing for missteps

We’ve been chatting quite a bit over the past several days about “being right vs. being first.”  Seems the Associated Press has been talking about it, […]
February 13, 2013

What is Wednesday- What are the Pros and Cons of Social Media in a Crisis Situation

Today, we can get news just about anywhere--including some of our favorite social media sites. In fact, it seems that nowadays, when a major crisis erupts, […]
November 16, 2012

What Social Media is Not

Social media is a lot of things, but there are a lot of things it is not. It’s not advertising. It’s a place to share your […]
September 23, 2011

Timeline: The Next Step in Facebook’s Evolution

Every year, Mark Zuckerberg and his team convene at F8, to talk about the development of Facebook and what’s next in the social media giant’s evolution. […]