“HARNESSING THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO BOOST YOUR GLOBAL AUDIENCE” WITH KAMALA DAUGHTRY

This post presents a summary of a short virtual course on how to gain and expand one’s global attention by reporting consistently via the social media. It was offered free to students of Mass Communication, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, by social media specialist, Ms. Kamara Daughtry.

We are grateful to Ms. Daughtry for taking the time to teach and challenge our students to start their journalism careers even while in school by being active in making the most of news opportunities and building rich portfolios via their social media accounts.

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TWITTER CEO’S FLAMING HYPOCRISY ON CENSORSHIP

“I feel a ban is a failure of ours ultimately to promote healthy conversation. … Yes, we all need to look critically at inconsistencies of our policy and enforcement. Yes, we need to look at how our service might incentivize distraction and harm. Yes, we need more transparency in our moderation operations.”

Would Dorsey have expressed any remorse if Twitter’s stock prices had not tumbled after banning Trump? And is he making any definite effort to level the playing field for people with different viewpoints? I don’t think so. This is virtue signalling at best.

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