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Schools grapple with social media policies

A teacher receives a friend request from a student on the social networking website Facebook. To friend or not to friend? A student posts inappropriate content on their social netw ...

Don’t believe all you’re told

Just wondering if it’s just a coincidence that the Journal decides that the only way to respond to the letters is with Facebook about the same time the president signs the Nation ...

Straight Talk with Lauren Forcella

Dear Readers: What bugs you most about the world? How would you make the world better? Every winter, I pose these questions to the panel. This year, technology took a bruising. Rea ...

Journal online comment stifled

It is upsetting to see that the Auburn Journal has changed the online comment system. The new platform requires readers to use Facebook to log in to comment. While I think people s ...

Community Portrait: Girls rally community of prayer to help accident victim

Webster’s Dictionary defines a miracle as an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs. Some believe that for a miracle to happen three things must be ...

Gold Country Media unveils new comment system

Starting Monday, Gold Country Media will change the way its online readers interact with each other and its eight community newspapers. Readers will now post comments through thei ...

Take time to think before you comment

We don’t always say what’s on our mind. Sometimes we might be shy, other times we’re not sure of our knowledge, and sometimes we recognize that our thought may not be very ...

Facebook 10K: Race to 10,000 'likes' highlights importance of social media

Social media stretches across all ages, interests and locations, and arts councils nationwide represent just a small part of organizations using the tool as an inexpensive way to i ...

Tea party a winning group

Gandhi once said “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” In March, Harry Reid told MSNBC, “The tea party is over!” I suggest to ...

Riding customized Harley reminds mom of Marine son

Some days when Renee Meade gets on her motorcycle for a ride it’s a roller coaster of emotions. The fun of the wind in her face, the joy of riding and going fast is most often ov ...