Frances Johnson

Category Archives: Social Media and Mobile Journalism

What Social Media Taught Me

I’m not a big fan of promoting myself or my work, which is pretty obvious in my social media stats.  I don’t particularly care for attention, mostly because I got … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

New York, New York

This past Tuesday was a pretty big day for New York State.  Millions of people voted in the state’s presidential primary, hoping to see their favorite candidate win their home … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sanders draws 5,000 people at Syracuse rally

Shouts of “Feel the Bern” and “Bernie!” echoed throughout a convention center in Upstate New York, where more than 5,000 people gathered at the Oncenter in Syracuse, New York, on … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bernie Fever

In my lovely and very warm home state of California (it was 94 degrees on Tuesday in my hometown, my parents reported), supporting for Bernie Sanders is “surging.” California has … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Switch from Website to Mobile

You read the title right.  We’ve all heard that breaking news and other forms of media have moved away from print into digital, but the definition of digital has changed … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

New walking tour company exposes little-known history of Ithaca

Eric Gervais’s love and passion for the history of Ithaca, New York, prompted him to create his own tour company, Ithaca Tours. Ithaca Tours, which Gervais created in early March, … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Girl Power

This past Tuesday, Mar. 22, BuzzFeed News released a video called “Trump vs. Obama:  Talking About Women.”  The news source compiled clips from both politicians that showed them publicly talking … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Three candidates left

The Republican primary is now down to three candidates:  Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich.  Florida Senator Marco Rubio dropped out of the race on Mar. 15 after he … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Local man debunks legend of “Finger Lakes” name

Michael Brewster’s curiosity about the history of the Finger Lakes began with the question of why Oneida Lake, just east of Syracuse, is not a part of the Finger Lakes. … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fleeing to Canada

By now, it shouldn’t surprise you when I say that I watched almost the entirety of the Super Tuesday coverage this past week.  Election season is like my version of … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment