As a graduate of the University of Florida, it pains me to share that my University is, in fact, offering a social media masters program. The WSJ was correct to write up this story with a question: Social-Media Schooling Is on the Rise – But Is It Necessary?
Longtime readers know we don’t shy away from controversial topics or ideas that merit exploration simply because they carry social taboos. With that, we’ve discussed religion in the past because it’s easily one of the best examples of the efficacy of marketing.
There’s an old adage in the news industry: “if it bleeds, it leads.” I’d like to propose a new one for the modern media landscape. Some brands and digital shops seem to think: if it trends, it blends.