Whipping Childhood Cancer

Medford, Ore. — On the heels of the wildly successful ALS Ice Bucket Challenge a local childhood cancer non-profit is hoping to benefit in a similar way.  The Ethan Jostad Foundation is taking part in a new social media challenge. It’s part of the Whipping Childhood Cancer Challenge.  Participants are taking whipped cream to the … Continue reading »

Fair Uses Social Media to Reach Guests

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This year the Jackson County Fair is using social media to connect with more people and reach a larger audience. Along with the new fair app introduced in the weeks leading up to the fair, fair board members are also using Facebook, Twitter, websites, and advertisements to communicate with guests. This … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: (Over?) Sharing Pictures

Kids are the best form of entertainment.  I didn’t always believe that.  But somehow, after having 2 of my own, my husband and I can just watch them play for hours and it’s much more interesting to us than any movie or book. Seriously, kids (especially your own) can be mesmerizing. I think that’s why … Continue reading »

Why Parents Share Pictures Online

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When a woman becomes a mother, it often changes the way she defines herself.  That may be one reason why so many women chose to post so many pictures of their kids on social media sites. It’s the topic of a study, just published by a University of Michigan graduate student, … Continue reading »