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Social Media Savvy

by Mike Tharp

There is life after cellphones.

My mass comm students at North Lake College looked up from their screens and gave their thumbs a rest for our final paper of the semester. They reported and wrote on “Social Media: Good, Bad or Neutral for Democracy?”

Ours was a diverse group. A Bengali woman, mother of a 2-year-old. A bartender-waiter with two kids and a concealed-carry permit.

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