The Northerner

VIDEO: How students get their news and fact check on social media

Isobel Edgerly and David Goodwin November 19, 2021

According to a survey done by Pew Research, as high as half of the adults in the U.S. who use social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook regularly get their news off of those sites. The Northerner...

Griffin Hall at night. Its dark outside and there are bright color lights.

EDITORIAL: The Northerner does not tolerate hate

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly February 9, 2021

After the impeachment vote of SGA President Lauren Goodwin during Monday’s SGA meeting, many people took to social media to voice their opinion.  Some people were upset at the decision to not impeach...

Tara Derington (far left) works at Thrive Global—Arianna Huffingtons (center) start-up aimed to stop the burnout epidemic.

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 21, 2020

“What kind of a tree are you?” It’s the question that sparked Tara Derington’s love for journalism.  Barbara Walters followed-up Katharine Hepburn’s statement about being a tree in the...

When Ted met Liz, as pictured on Zac Efrons Instagram.

Students react: NKU’s brush with movie magic

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2018

Norse Nation got a dose of Hollywood magic as film rolled on campus on a snowy Saturday afternoon for Zac Efron and Lily Colin's latest flick, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.  The film...

NKU Social Media Summit teaches students the value of modern social media marketing

NKU Social Media Summit teaches students the value of modern social media marketing

Austin Elder and Brittany Smart April 15, 2014

The second annual Social Media Summit was held in the Farris Auditorium Thursday evening, an event where students and professors were given a chance to interact and engage with a panel of Social Media...

(L to R) Kevin Dugan, Kate McGinty, Krista Neher, Lisa Braun, and moderator Holly Edgell discuss the future of social media and journalism.

Five lessons from SPJ’s “The News Goes Social” lunch

Nancy Curtis, Arts and Life Editor November 13, 2013

The news media’s increasing emphasis on social media has led to new approaches to storytelling, new opportunities for conversation and new emphasis on personal brands. Those were some of the themes...

Senior reaches out through Twitter to share the graduation experience

Nancy Curtis, Staff writer March 27, 2013

As the final weeks of the semester come closer one senior is taking to Twitter to share her final moments and helpful advice with her peers. Rebecca Potzner, a 22-year-old senior, has begun the journey...

Law, informatics combine for annual event

Richard Cracchiolo, Staff Writer February 14, 2013

This weekend, the annual Northern Kentucky Law Review’s Law and Informatics Symposium on Labor and Employment Issues will focus directly on social media in the employment context. As social media sites...

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