Author Archives: Jamie N. Stephens

Digg.com: The new face of social networking

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Listed as one of the best social network sites of 2011, Digg.com serves as a premiere pop culture website that caters to a diversity of interests, backgrounds and experiences. Essentially, Digg.com operates as a convenient place … Continue reading

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WOW.com seeks to ‘wow’ women everywhere

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS With the clever slogan, “Women are not a minority, they are the majority,” WOW! (http://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/) presents itself as a global online magazine designed to cater to women who love writing and who do a pretty good … Continue reading

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NewsBank: Full-text resource goldmine

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS As one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 35 years, NewsBank, Inc. offers students, publishers, researchers, military personnel and professionals of all background access to the top Web-based research products in the world. … Continue reading

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Blogflux: New tools for bloggers of all types

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Blogflux.com essentially serves as an informative site of professional bloggers designed as a digital, resource center to enable bloggers everywhere to successfully start and manage their blogs. Blogflux.com allows users to explore and express themselves in … Continue reading

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About.com: Infinite online exploration

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Claiming the motto Need.Know.Accomplish, About.com offers cyber users an investigative source for information on everyday topics ranging from 15-minute Fashion, Action Figures, Civil Liberties to Ear, Nose and  Throat Disorders, JavaScript and Political Humor, just to … Continue reading

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Culture Shock Miami, Miami Going offer affordable activities

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS An innovative travel resource site allows users, whether Miami natives, visitors or tourists, to discover the diverse and colorful culture of Miami-Dade County for an affordable price. Specifically designed for high school and college students on … Continue reading

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Alltop.com: At the top of its game

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Alltop.com answers the hard-hitting questions that interest the world. What separates Alltop from your average search engine is that the site goes further in depth to answer your detailed questions. For example, where a normal search … Continue reading

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Online magazine sets social trends

By JAMIE STEPHENS Owned by The Washington Post Company, Slate.com serves as an up and coming daily online magazine on the Web. Founded in 1996, this general-interest publication offers analysis and commentary about an array of topics and interests in … Continue reading

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OoVoo raises virtual bar for video chatters everywhere

By JAMIE STEPHENS Friendly video chat competitor to the famed Skype.com, OoVoo serves as a newly popular software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. It is extreme popularity and convenience for video conference calls and … Continue reading

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CyberJournalist.net: Beneficial tool for all media consumers

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS “CyberJournalist.net is the premier news and resource site about how the digital technology is transforming the media,” CyberJournalist.net describes itself. Basically, the site offers advice, news and opinions about the future of media, ranging from social … Continue reading

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‘Topix’ becomes hot spot for the latest in journalism news

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Topix.com/news/journalism is basically your modern, to-go source for recent news in the world of journalism. Continually updating current information through thousands of sources around the net, Topix Journalism News is a journalist’s cyber convenience store. With … Continue reading

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Hulu.com Plus: New age of fast, convenient, quality media

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Officially launched for the new price of $7.99/month, Hulu.com Plus claims to “give viewers exclusive access to every episode, all season long, of Glee, Modern Family, House, and dozens of other popular shows — some featuring … Continue reading

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WorldStarHipHop.com shut down

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Many music, social networks and pop culture fans have regarded the shut down and seize of the infamous and explicit rap site WorldStarHipHop.com, as a “sad day for the Internet” (theblackgoogle.com). Established in 2005, the self-described, user-friendly, … Continue reading

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Spokeo.com: Journalists’ research dream or privacy concern?

By JAMIE STEPHENS Could Spokeo.com be the new era of investigative reporting? While some say Spokeo is a hazardous and invasive new website that compromises privacy rules for citizens all over the nation, others (especially news reporters) may argue that … Continue reading

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