Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, it became more important than ever to stay connected to others, and it is thanks to social media that we were able to. In this public radio story, three SUNY New Paltz students reflect on their past year of isolation and how they stayed connected during […]
In the digital age, cyberstalking is now a threat to many people who keep sacred information online, especially women with abusive partners.
A new bill introduced in the New York State Senate on November 14 would require a review of a person’s social media profile and Internet posting history before they could legally possess a handgun in New York state. Bill S.9191, introduced by New York State Sen. Kevin Parker, D-Brooklyn, comes […]
Following the lead of Facebook, the federal government and other states, Democrats in the New York Senate introduced a bill that would require sponsors of social media-based political ads in New York state to identify themselves. The bill, S.6896, comes as questions continue to linger over the impact that foreign […]
In the days of Twitter and Facebook, media consumers are becoming media producers and professional journalists are finding themselves scooped by citizen journalists. So saysJohn Larson, a veteran broadcast journalist and SUNY New Paltz’s 10th James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism, in an interview with Interim President Donald P. […]
If Facebook came with a side effects label like prescription drugs do, it might read something like this: “May attract creepy stalker-types, crumble communication skills, give the impression that you have more friends than you actually do and add a few hours onto an already time consuming term paper.” Facebook […]