Media & Technology: Web & Social
Youth Football Team Honors Boy Killed by Electrocution
by Larry Taylor October 2018
Melquan Robinson was honored and his life was celebrated Saturday during his youth football team's game at Butler Bulldog Stadium.
Buckeyes Take Heat for 'Tone Deaf' Tweet
by Andy Berg September 2018
Ohio State is taking flack for a graphic that accompanied a post on the football team’s official Twitter account.
Student-Athletes Launch Campaign for Mental Health
by Shawne Wickham September 2018
Some pretty important people were at the State House for Monday's official unveiling of a poster campaign to raise awareness of mental health in the schools. But it was the students who stole the show.
Clemson's Social Media Ban Unique in ACC
by Scott Keepfer August 2018
The 2018 season will mark the seventh consecutive year that Clemson players have adopted a team-wide, season-long ban on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Cheer Coach Not Renewed Over 'White Power' Video
by Jason Scott August 2018
A Massachusetts cheerleading coach will not return this season after a video recording of her on Snapchat went viral.
High School Tennis Players Face Discipline over Photo
by Paul Steinbach May 2018
A high school in Georgia is investigating an incident in which a photo of tennis players wearing white bags reminiscent of Ku Klux Klan hoods appeared last week on social media.
Former Redskins Player Denounces Logo on Instagram
by Courtney Cameron May 2018
On Wednesday of this week, former Washington Redskins defensive lineman A.J. Francis signed on as a defensive tackle with NFC East rival team the Giants, according to nj.com.
The Edge Fitness Club Puts 'Gym Selfie Room' on Hold
by Courtney Cameron April 2018
On the first of the month, The Edge Fitness Club announced an addition to its traditional workout space: a first-of-its-kind gym selfie room at the club’s Fairfield, Conn., location.
Michigan State Spent $500K Tracking Nassar Case
by Paul Steinbach March 2018
A New York-based public relations firm in January billed Michigan State University for $517,343 for more than 1,440 hours of work. The job? Tracking social media activity surrounding the case of former osteopathic physician and team doctor Larry Nassar, convicted of sexually abusing MSU student-athletes and USA Gymnastics athletes.
Player Alleges ‘Sexy’ Instagram Posts Led to Dismissal
by Courtney Cameron March 2018
Nineteen-year-old former student-athlete Shalom Ifeanyi filed suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court claiming discrimination and harassment after she was allegedly dismissed from the volleyball team at the University of Cincinnati for posting images to social media that her coach deemed “too sexy.”