CCI doctoral student Brandon Boatwight and JEM Senior Lecturer Melanie Faizer were recently interviewed by WVLT-TV about the fake news circulating after the mass shooting in Las Vegas. The story captures the interrelation and connection between the communication and information disciplines within CCI and highlights CCI’s Adam Brown Social Media Command Center. To top it off, the multimedia journalist reporting the story, Sarah Jane Anderson, is a 2015 JEM graduate.
Adam Brown Social Media Command Center
Wonder what the world is saying about Hurricane Harvey and the havoc it’s wreaking on the Houston area and elsewhere?
There were more than 470,000 social media mentions of #HoustonStrong between August 28 and 31. You can check out the chatter for whatever is trending on the displays in the Adam Brown Social Media Command Center, in Room 460 of the Communications Building.
Social media exploded Sunday night as presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed over personal and policy issues.
The Political Social Media Group, composed of students in a political communication graduate seminar, have been using sophisticated social media monitoring technology to scrutinize the debates leading up to the election. Among their observations about Sunday night's town hall event: