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Social Media News in a Flash With Nailah Johnson Featuring Nakia Cooper and Doug Delony of KHOU-TV

Social Media News in a Flash With Nailah Johnson Featuring Nakia Cooper and Doug Delony of KHOU-TV

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Social Media News in a Flash Features Entertainer Tami Latrell

Social Media News in a Flash Features Entertainer Tami Latrell

Tami Latrell is the national editor of Interactive One, a subsidiary of Radio one and multiplatinum song writer and recording artist. Latrell will be speaking with Texas Southern University journalism professor Serbino Sandifer-Walker Thursday, April 18 via Google Hangout. To catch the conversation tune in here. To learn more about Latrell watch the our Social Media News in a Flash with Naliah Joh... »

Houstonian says Trayvon Martin Case is Becoming an American Cliche

Houstonian says Trayvon Martin Case is Becoming an American Cliche

Slideshow of Million Hoodie Photoshoot   By Serbino Sandifer-Walker Naisha Hobbie just had to do something. She didn’t know him but she said she felt like she did. On a sun-soaked day in Houston’s Alief community, Hobbie stood before a group she had called via social media. Like a choir director in a baptist church, Hobbie flung her hands up, down, left and right; every move punctuated with e... »

SXSW Co-founder and Filmmakers Talk about the Conference’s Appeal

SXSW Co-founder and Filmmakers Talk about the Conference’s Appeal

The South by Southwest (SXSW) co-founder Louis Black, filmmaker Sean Baker and film producer Francesca Silvestri say the conference has redefined filmmaking in America. Tweet »

Talented High School Seniors Speak to SMC Founder about President Obama’s Houston Visit

Talented High School Seniors Speak to SMC Founder about President Obama’s Houston Visit

Ariana Sharma and Victoria Comesanas are talented Houston area high school seniors who attended President Obama’s fundraising rally on March 9. This was their first political rally.  They spoke with Social Media Correspondents’ founder Serbino Sandifer-Walker and correspondent Sierra Randolph Williams on the significance of attending the event .   Tweet »

Professor and Assistant Track Coach Remembers Brandy Fonteneaux

Professor and Assistant Track Coach Remembers Brandy Fonteneaux

Texas Southern University Professor and assistant track coach Clyde Duncan, Jr. said Brandy Fonteneaux was a very special student and strong competitor in track and field. He said she had a passion and vision for success in her life.  Fonteneaux’s body was found Jan. 8 in her barracks at Fort Carson in Colorado. The 28-year-old Army specialist had been strangled and stabbed to death, accordi... »

NABJ Presidential Candidates’ Forum in Houston

NABJ Presidential Candidates’ Forum in Houston

The Houston Association of Black Journalists hosted one of the National Association of Black Journalists Candidates’ Forum in June.  The Social Media Correspondents (SMC) covered the event via Twitter, Facebook, Ustream and YouTube.  The video in this post was shot and edited with an iPhone by SMC Sara Phipps Carr. Tweet »

Local Media Missed the Story

Local Media Missed the Story

TSU’s NAACP Chapter Shows the Power of One Vote By Sara Phipps Carr Sara is a journalism major at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.  She produced this story on TSU’s NAACP’s  voting campaign using an iPhone. The story is also on Sara’s podcast channel TSU’s NAACP Chapter’s Voting Campaign. One of the most compelling stories I had to cover this semester was Texas Southern University’s st... »

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