SMCDC October Event: If A Comedian Cracks A Joke In The Forest…..

Oct 16, 13 SMCDC October Event: If A Comedian Cracks A Joke In The Forest…..

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Event Preview As we enter the third week of the federal government shutdown, we could all use some laughs. Fortunately, your friends at SMCDC are here for you! Take a break from the usual DC politicking and join us for our October event “If A Comedian Cracks A Joke In The Forest…..” This month we bring together a...

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RIP Google Reader

As you have probably heard by now, Google Reader is dead. Luckily, they’ve provided us with a great list of alternatives, so we can all still aggregate and organize the many blogs and news sources we can’t live without into one easy-to-access feed. Sarah J (@sosarahsays) and Elliot V (@TheJournalizer) contributed to...

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The Evolution of Journalism

Jun 04, 13 The Evolution of Journalism

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Extra! Extra! Tweet all about it! Boston Marathon bombings. Attacks in the Middle East. Political scandals. You heard about these on Twitter first, right? Chances are, if you’re reading this and attend our events, you get breaking news well before your less socially-savvy friends and family members. What does this quicker...

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Event Recap: Fashion and Social Media

Mar 22, 13 Event Recap: Fashion and Social Media

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“There’s a lot more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking.” Indeed, there is. On March 20, we were joined by four of DC’s premier digital fashionistas to discuss the latest trends in social media and fashion. Many thanks to moderator Eliot Payne (@eliotpayne) and panelists Patrice...

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When Strong Personal Brands Meet Corporate Brands: Can They Coexist?

#protip: Don’t insult anyone’s grandmother A few months ago, we discussed what social media managers can learn from Kitchen Aid, and whether social media managers should maintain their own personal accounts. The consensus was they should; brands want individuals who are passionate about social media running their...

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