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Modern Loss creates a judgment-free space for conversations about life after loss

June 10, 2016 |


Loss, like love, is full of complexities and layers.

Many of us have heard about Modern Love, the New York Times column that celebrates the joys, quirks and tribulations of relationships today. The often hilarious and heartfelt column has … Read More

Social media’s role in collective mourning and solidarity

November 18, 2015 |

In addition to the terrible attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13, numerous cities and countries around the world experienced mass loss and devastation. Globally, people reacted with sadness, anger, confusion, hopelessness, and solidarity.

As in recent national and global tragedies, Facebook … Read More

How media practitioners can help ‘break the mold’

November 4, 2015 |

Screengrab from HuffPost Live’sHow Do You Define Latino Identity? interview.


Huffington Post’s Test Kitchen is urging media and readers to rethink what it means to be Latino through the Latinos Break the Mold initiative. The interactive media project, which … Read More

Sherry Turkle explains how our reliance on technology can diminish our capacity for empathy

October 8, 2015 |

Social media has so many benefits, particularly for those working in the media industry. It has helped media practitioners become more accessible, reach new audiences, find sources, and engage with people in ways that they previously couldn’t.

It’s a powerful tool … Read More

The need for ads that don’t limit beauty to physical appearances

August 20, 2015 |

There have been lots of campaigns over the past year designed to help build women’s self esteem and combat media messages that equate low body weight with beauty.

These campaigns — which have played out in ads, social media, and on … Read More

How columnist Connie Schultz uses Facebook as a tool for dialogue & engagement

June 5, 2015 |

The Columbia Journalism Review featured an interesting story this week about how syndicated columnist Connie Schultz uses Facebook as both a news source and a tool for engagement.

Schultz, a former ivoh trustee, has more than 130,000 followers on Facebook. … Read More

Recent stories that show media can be a force for good

March 11, 2015 |

It’s easy to focus on what’s wrong in the media industry. But if you actively seek out the good in something, you can usually find it.

There are lots of examples of how the media is acting as a force for … Read More

Relationship between stress and social media is indirect, Pew study finds

January 23, 2015 |

Many studies have looked at the negative effects of social media. Some have found that it silences debate, increases feelings of envy, and undermines well-being by making us feel sad and lonely.

A new Pew Research Center study makes an interesting distinction: social media … Read More

We Heart It social networking site encourages people to share ‘images that move you’

August 11, 2014 |

A screen grab from We Heart It’s travel section.

A social networking site aimed at tracking “images that move you” has quietly grown an audience of 30 million users.

We Heart It has collections of photos with titles such as “Daily … Read More

Helpful tips on how to stand out as a journalist on Twitter

May 15, 2014 |

Earlier this week, ivoh’s managing director Mallary Tenore led a social media training session for young minority journalists involved with the Chips Quinn Scholars program.

She outlined several tips that journalists can take to improve their use of Twitter as a … Read More