Media & Technology: Web & Social
- 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.
- Coaches Remind Athletes of Social Media Perils
by David Lee August 2018
An assistant coach at a Texas high school tweeted that a college coach told him he pulled four scholarship offers. The players who lost the offers had tweeted derogatory comments about women.
- Student-Athlete's N-Word Video Could Bring Boycott
by Greg Childress August 2018
A video containing a racial slur and being shared on social media has a Jordan High School athlete in hot water.
- Brewers Fans Quick to Forgive Hader
by Gary D'Amato July 2018
Granted, it was a small sample size and they were Brewers fans. But of the 40 or so people I spoke with in the concourse at Miller Park the other night, I didn't come across one who wasn't willing to forgive Josh Hader for the tweets he posted as a misguided teen in 2011.
- Coach: Video of Basketball Brawl Fails to Tell Full Story
by Chelsea Prince July 2018
Howard Martin does not endorse the violence that erupted during a weekend basketball tournament in Bartow County. However, the video doesn't tell the whole story, he said.
- MTSU Visits Facebook, Talks Streaming Partnership
by Mike Organ June 2018
Spending time at the headquarters of the digital conglomerate is a good way to keep up with the fast-changing world of social media. At least that's how Middle Tennessee State associate athletics director for communications Mark Owens sees it...
- 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.