Media & Technology: Web & Social
Colleges Object to UBooster.org Fundraising Approach
by Matt Slovin The Tennessean January 2015
College sports fans now have a new method to donate to their favorite schools, but perhaps not surprisingly, some schools already are turning their backs on the money.
IHSA Posts 145 State Title Hoops Games on YouTube
by Jim Leitner TH sports editor January 2015
Illinois high school basketball fans received a large dose of March Madness for the holidays last season. During the holiday break, the Illinois High School Association posted the videos of 145 boys and girls state basketball championship games to its YouTube channel. The videos are free of charge for anyone using a computer, tablet or smartphone.
Prep AD Blasts Rival Over Handling of Facebook Photo
by Phil Anastasia; Inquirer Staff Writer December 2014
In a blistering letter to administrators in the Colonial Conference, West Deptford High athletic director Jason Morrell on Monday accused Haddonfield High officials of a "lack of integrity" in handling a social-media incident involving West Deptford football coach Clyde Folsom.
Can Tampa Bay Arenas Cope with Social Media Demands?
by KEITH MORELLI Tribune staff December 2014
The wireless networks at many venues weren’t made to handle the hurricane of high-resolution photos and gigabyte-sucking videos now typical at even midsized concerts.
Nebraska Fires Bo Pelini, Players Vent on Twitter
by Andrew Brandt December 2014
Though he compiled a 67-27 record in seven seasons as Nebraska's head football coach, Bo Pelini was let go by the university's athletic director on Sunday.
U. Penn Basketball Players' Pact: No Social Media
by Mike Jensen; Inquirer Staff Writer November 2014
Going into this season, Penn's men's basketball team made a pact: no social media this season, all season. No Twitter, no Facebook, no Instagram, no Snapchat?
Fantasy Sports Becoming a Booming Industry
by Michael Pesarchick NeXt Correspondent November 2014
If you were to walk up to a person and ask if he or she played in a fantasy sports league, chances are the answer would be a "yes."
Questions of Religion, Patriotism Collide on NBA Sideline
by Mark A. Kellner November 2014
The pregame actions of Dion Waiters, a guard with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Wednesday's game in Salt Lake City, have focused attention on whether or not Islam allows adherents to participate in patriotic rituals - and why initial media reports didn't ask that question.
The Latest Example of Poor Social Media Behavior
by Michael Gaio November 2014
Jake Marchment and Greg Betzold certainly aren't the first athletes to get in trouble thanks to social media, but they are the latest. (At least that we know of.)
Parks Dept Launches Website to Gather Community Input
by Submitted by Palatine Park District November 2014
The Palatine Park District recently launched Forward Thinking, an online community engagement platform, to seek feedback from park district residents on current parks, programs, and facilities as well as how these features can be improved for the future.