Steven Davy

Steven Davy is the web content editor at The World, a BBC, WGBH, PRI co-production. He is also the developer of Exploring Conversations, a multimedia website examining the language of music. Steven has taught graduate and undergraduate students in social media and digital news reporting at Michigan State University. He is the politics correspondent for MediaShift. You can follow him @SDavy on Twitter.

by Steven Davy

When television cameras panned across the room full of senators and representatives during the recent presidential address to a joint session of Congress, the audience at home caught a glimpse of several political leaders tweeting away on their BlackBerry phones. At the national level, social media has been embraced by many politicians. Even the White […] more »

by Steven Davy

Television is still the dominant place for people to get their daily dose of political content. Surprising? No, it’s been that way since the late 1990s. But while more than 70 percent of adults in the United States get their political news from television, the growing importance of the Internet on American politics is undeniable. […] more »

by Steven Davy

The Defense Department’s new head of public affairs says there is no more powerful communication tool in reaching supporters and critics alike then with a personally delivered message. What’s the suggestion? Social media technologies like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter must be thoroughly engaged by civilian and military personnel at DoD in a new era of […] more »