Facebook http://wamc.org en 5/1/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/5114-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Minimum Wage Filibuster<br />NYC Teacher Deal<br />White House on Execution<br />Facebook Data Limits</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89446 at http://wamc.org 5/1/14 Panel Berkshire Businesses Learn How To Utilize Facebook As Advertising Tool http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-businesses-learn-how-utilize-facebook-advertising-tool <p>Representatives from about 200 western Massachusetts companies recently gathered in Pittsfield to get tips on how to use Facebook to boost business.</p><p>Facebook team members gave pointers on how small businesses can extend their reach and productivity by interacting with current customers and attracting new ones through the social media giant. <a href="https://webmail.wamc.org/owa/redir.aspx?C=f33712c628744fc89e5da4dcbed7074b&amp;URL=http%3a%2f%2fneal.house.gov%2f" target="_blank">Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Richard Neal</a> kicked off the event.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:26:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 87621 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Businesses Learn How To Utilize Facebook As Advertising Tool Facebook Workshop Draws Berkshire Businesses http://wamc.org/post/facebook-workshop-draws-berkshire-businesses <p>Representatives from about 200 businesses attended a Facebook workshop in Pittsfield, Massachusetts Friday.</p><p>Facebook team members gave pointers on how small businesses can extend their reach and productivity by interacting with current customers and attracting new ones through the social media website. <a href="http://neal.house.gov/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Democratic U.S. Congressman Richard Neal</a> kicked off the event.</p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 86969 at http://wamc.org Facebook Workshop Draws Berkshire Businesses NY Assemblymembers Urge Social Media Sites To Clamp Down On Gun Sales http://wamc.org/post/ny-assemblymembers-urge-social-media-sites-clamp-down-gun-sales <p>Two New York assemblymembers are calling on social media companies to ban gun sales without background checks. The legislators say the sites are being used as marketplaces for such sales, but a state firearms advocacy group says it’s a non-issue.</p><p>Democratic Assemblymembers Brian Kavanagh and Michelle Schimel have launched an online petition urging social media companies to change their user policies. Here’s New York City’s Kavanagh:</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:12:03 +0000 Allison Dunne 76519 at http://wamc.org NY Assemblymembers Urge Social Media Sites To Clamp Down On Gun Sales Teen Party: From Social Media To Police Probe http://wamc.org/post/teen-party-social-media-police-probe <p></p><p>As authorities continue to investigate damage from a holiday weekend party at former NFL player Brian Holloway's Rensselaer County vacation home, Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas looks into the Pandora's box of legal, moral and social issues opened when Holloway posted photos from partygoers’ social media sites on a website of his own...</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:04:13 +0000 Dave Lucas 73975 at http://wamc.org Teen Party: From Social Media To Police Probe Rockland Man Enters A Plea About Facebook Death Threats http://wamc.org/post/rockland-man-enters-plea-about-facebook-death-threats <p>WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man accused of making death threats on Facebook against some of the nation's highest-ranking elected officials has pleaded guilty.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 11:25:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 65781 at http://wamc.org 5/17/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/51713-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today&nbsp;University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and College of St. Rose Communications professor and for WNYT News Director, Paul Conti and Joe Donahue discuss social media.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64918 at http://wamc.org Albany Mom Petitions HUD: Ban Police Training at Public Housing http://wamc.org/post/albany-mom-petitions-hud-ban-police-training-public-housing <p>An Albany resident has started a petition to ask the federal Housing and Urban Development Department to ban police training in public housing. &nbsp;<br><br>The power of social networking proved to be a force to reckon with after citizens in Albany's Arbor Hill neighborhood <a href="http://www.wamc.org/post/police-training-frightens-neighbors-goes-viral-and-stokes-ire-naacp">posted photographs of swat teams, fake bloodstains and shell casings on Facebook</a>, after an Albany Police Department training exercise.<br> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:50:59 +0000 Dave Lucas 61835 at http://wamc.org Albany Mom Petitions HUD: Ban Police Training at Public Housing He Takes His Town Hall Online http://wamc.org/post/he-takes-his-town-hall-online <p></p><p>A Congressman from the Hudson Valley streamed a town-hall forum Wednesday evening, on Facebook. It was his first town hall via social media, and it’s a trend that one political onlooker says is on the rise.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 03:16:20 +0000 Allison Dunne 60433 at http://wamc.org He Takes His Town Hall Online 3/15/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/31513-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Ray Graf, Assistant News Director Patrick Donges and RT Producer Sarah LaDuke. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>This Friday morning our discussion topics include: How important is social media in your life, Facebook working on incorporating the hashtag, are we in a New Golden Age of Television, and more people have move to NYC than left for first time in 60 years.</p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59945 at http://wamc.org