Social networks tread on Google's turf

by Andrea Shea King -- The art of the search The way we search for information on the Internet is about to change. In addition to the more traditional web browser searches, developers more…

Citizen journalism revolutionizes news coverage

by Andrea Shea King -- "Today, we're on the ground floor of new journalism – citizen journalists of the New Media. We operate from several positions, such as bloggers, contributing opinion writers, reporters, more…

Feds controlling media? It's been done before

by Andrea Shea King -- In 1948, Frank Wisner, a man with a fascinating past, was appointed director of the Office of Special Projects, the espionage and counter-intelligence branch of the Central Intelligence more…

Tweeting on the scene in Haiti

by Andrea Shea King -- The devastating earthquake that demolished the island nation of Haiti killing thousands under crushing rubble was instantly communicated to the world via the juggernaut social networking site Twitter. more…

Terror attacks catalogued, began before 9/11

by Andrea Shea King -- The attempted bombing of an airliner on Christmas Day has Americans justifiably concerned. If you think the attacks on our homeland are a modern occurrence, guess again. These more…

Big Brother battles with bloggers

by Andrea Shea King -- Earlier last week, Transportation Security Administration special agents served subpoenas to travel bloggers Steve Frischling and Chris Elliott demanding they reveal who leaked a TSA directive outlining new more…

Toddler's death sparks Twitter controversy

by Andrea Shea King -- This week's big story on Twitter involved a child's drowning and the strange aftermath. The loss of a child is tragic. But when it's publicly posted on the more…

Take a lesson from Tiger

by Andrea Shea King -- Remember the 1960s Connie Francis song that sang, "Lipstick on your collar told a tale on you. ... Lipstick on your collar said you were untrue"? That was more…

Who's getting paid to blog and why?

by Andrea Shea King -- If you're a blogger and you accept cash or freebies for posts, this Bud's for you. Federal Trade Commission regulations on blogger payola and freebies went into effect more…