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Examiner.com Fails To Pay Bloggers, Takes Money; Come To Zennie62.com

If you’re thinking about blogging at Examiner.com, the local-news-focused series of websites that calls writers in various subject areas “Examiners,” think twice. You may not get paid for your work. UPDATE: EXAMINER.COM RESPONDS, WILL PAY ZENNIE62 This blogger’s normal place of content creation is here at Zennie62.com. But I have posted at The Examiner strictly […]

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The Role Of Blogs In Social Media

For some reason, many new to Social Media act as though blogs don’t exist. While the number of blogs has not diminished, there’s a lot of anecdotal evidence to suggest that the vast majority of people who “do” social media, don’t have a blog of their own or contribute to a blog. (As an aside, […]

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How Fortune 500 Companies Use Top Social Media Platforms

There’s a cool infographic by the web development firm Go-Gulf.com that shows the patterns of use of the top social media platforms. Note that I highlighted top social media platforms because there’s a tendency for some to refer to Facebook and Twitter as if they were the entire Social Media landscape. That’s wrong. There are […]

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Democratic National Convention 2012 Number One In Google Trends, Social Media

The search term “Democratic National Convention 2012” is number one in Google Trends as of this writing on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012. And according to SocialMention, the website app which tracks social media conversations from various platforms including Facebook and Twitter and blogs, Democratic National Convention 2012 is number two behind the ever-present “Airline Baby […]

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Zennie62.com Credentialed For Democratic National Convention 2012

Yep! Zennie62.com has been credentialed for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and for the second time in four years! In 2008, Zennie62.com was called “Zennie’s Zeitgeist” and was one of 128 blogs credentialed for the historic Denver event that saw Illinois Senator Barack Obama become the first African American to be elected to represent either […]

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Social Media, Celebs, Blogs: Jessica Northey, Zennie Abraham On Tonya Hall Radio

Today at 8 AM to 9 AM, Jessica Northey, a spunky, connected, Arizona-based celebrity radio host and Founder of Finger Candy Media, and Zennie Abraham, the Executive Producer of Zennie62.com will be on to talk social media, celebs, and blogs. You can hear us at this live here: http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v4/index.cfm?stationCallSign=KRCN Stay tuned.

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Social Media Over Traditional Journalism, Old Media, As News Source

Social Media has officially replaced traditional journalism and Old Media as the first news source of choice. Or so says a cool infographic created and distributed by Schools.com. The infographic, which you can see below, reports that over 50 percent of people surveyed get their breaking news via social media rather than traditional news sources, […]

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CNN Ratings Hit 20-Year Low; CNN iReport The Answer

The Huffington Post has a story on how CNN’s ratings have hit a near-rock-bottom 20-year-low in primetime. Apparently CNN drew an average of just 389,000 primetime viewers from April 30 to May 27 of 2012. To show you how low that is, the best this video-blogger’s YouTube channel has done is 252,000 viewers in one […]

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Klout Is Lame: “Star Wars” Recognized As Topic, Not “Star Trek”

Klout just gave this blogger another reason to dislike its system, and another reason to stick with Kred. The social media ranking system with the inconsistent and unreliable formula – failing to account for self-hosted WordPress blogs, YouTube video uploads, and the total number of platforms beyond the narrow range it includes – now has […]

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Zennie Abraham With Christina Marie Flores On SF Live, 2009: Blogs, Video-Blogs, And Media

Want to know how to blog and to video-blog? Watch this three-video segment that consists of a 2009 interview of me by “Christina Marie,” then the host of a cable show called SF Live, and also known as Christina Marie Flores, the former girlfriend of now-suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. (And no, before you go there, […]

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TechCrunch Disrupt: Michael Arrington Forgets AngelGate At Bin 38

Is TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington losing his memory? Earlier today, this blogger noted the drop in buzz for TechCrunch Disrupt New York, and pointed as the reason, in part, the absence of Michael Arrington’s direct control over the proceedings, and particularly his genius for making up news stories that created attention, and just happened to […]

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2012 NFL Draft And Social Media: Zennie62 On Tonya Hall Radio Tuesday Morning

The 2012 NFL Draft is history, and while “Draftniks” are grading how NFL teams did, this blogger’s looking at how the NFL itself performed in social media. This blog post is both in preparation for, and will serve as kind of a primer for, a Tuesday morning radio show talk on The Tonya Hall Radio […]

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Ronnie Montrose, Ralph McQuarrie, Davy Jones: A Lot Of Celeb Deaths?

Is it my imagination, or have we lost an inordinately large number of celebrities in this young 2012? Today came the announcement that famed guitarist Ronnie Montrose died at 64. And Star Wars’ cartoonist Ralph McQuarrie passed away at 82 earlier today. Then on Thursday it was Davy Jones of The Monkees passed at 66, […]

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Oakland News: Kathy Neal Quits Assm Race, Blasts Joel Young; Boots Riley Strikes

A lot of Oakland News to catch up on so let’s get started. First, Kathy Neal called to explain that yes she’s out of the race for the 18th California Assembly District Seat, and while she’s not yet endorsing a candidate, the person she’s definitely not backing is AC Transit Board Member Joel Young. What […]

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Presidential Campaign News Source: Cable, Internet, Not Newspapers

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center For The People and The Press, the leaders in where Americans get their news are cable, local TV news, network news, the Internet, and local papers. But what’s interesting in the Pew study, is how its own author of the online article explaining its results […]

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Social Media And Super Bowl XLVI, Good And Bad

Social media finally took center stage for a Super Bowl, so let’s see what was good, and bad, about the effort. The Social Media Command Center was the first of its kind and set up by the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee. But it was more for monitoring than for publication. The YouTube channel, called […]

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Journalists and Election Coverage

The more online media and blogging takes over the less objective journalists seem to be. They seem to be competing with the blogs as well as one another to be the most interesting publication or network. Your Ad Here The most depressing case is Newsweek, which since 2003 had been my favorite magazine. It usually […]