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Mayor Kasim Reed Reacts To Paula Deen Controversy

SAVANNAH, Ga. AP/WAOK)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday as part of a panel to discuss the Edward Snowden national security case. When asked about the Paula Deen issue […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

Former Atlanta Brave Chipper Jones throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game against the Philadelphia Phillies during Opening Day at Turner Field on April 1, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Chipper Jones Apologizes For Tweeting Alligators Would Stop Illegal Immigration

Atlanta Braves legend Chipper Jones is apologizing for a tweet about illegal immigrants.

06/10/2013

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Conservative Blogger Tweets Insensitive Remarks About The Boston Bombing

Just a few hours after the horrific bombing in Boston, conservative columnist Erik Rush tweeted: “Everybody do the National Security Ankle Grab! Let’s bring more Saudis in without screening them! C’mon! #bostonmarathon“ Of course people […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2013

Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry (Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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Study: 75 Percent Of Homeless Youth Use Online Social Media

A recent study finds that 75 percent of homeless youth use social networks to stay connected to others – a number comparable to that of college students.

01/03/2013

President Barack Obama addresses the natives of Newtown, Conn., on Sunday night following Friday's horrific school shooting. (credit: Stephen Dunn-Pool/Getty Images)

College Football Player Kicked Off Team After Tweeting N-Word During Obama’s Newtown Speech

The University of North Alabama says a walk-on football player won’t be allowed back on the team after sending a tweet about President Barack Obama.

12/17/2012

File photo of a man using his laptop in bed. (Photo by ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Facebook, Twitter Cutting Into Peoples’ Sex Lives

The trend of browsing social networking sites in bed could be negatively affecting the sex lives and sleep patterns of adults around the world.

12/13/2012

Barack Obama brought his social media re-eleciton campaign to an climax on Nov. 7, proclaiming his victory on Twitter. (credit: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s #My2K Twitter Conversation Was A #Fail

Liberals are apparently not nearly as interested in the “fiscal cliff” as the conservatives are because they really believe that Barack Obama will take care of things for them again.

12/10/2012

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