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…

From tweeting bluebirds on the wire

by Andrea Shea King -- Twitter is the new Walter Cronkite ... and that's the way it is. We've entered the age of instant information. For example, had the Kennedy assassination happened today, more…

Give thanks where thanks are due

by Andrea Shea King -- It's Thanksgiving week. Have you thanked a soldier yet? Here's your chance to do it quickly. And thank Xerox for making it possible. We stand with intelligence And more…

What would a postwar world look like?

by Andrea Shea King -- Thank the American Historical Association for creating the fascinating online archive of "Constructing a Postwar World, the G.I. Roundtable Series in Context", a 42-pamphlet series prepared under the more…