Wisner talks the rise of social media

Azrael Montoya amontoya@foghornnews.com After attending a lecture on social media in the Student Success Center, education major Jade Mitchell realized she was going about it wrong. “I’m going to change the audience I focus on,” Mitchell said. Mitchell and several other students attended the Oct. 26 lecture on social media given by Liza Wisner, learning and organizational development manager for the city of Corpus Christi. A Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi graduate, Wisner believes her role in the social media journey is to “connect people and technology together.” She talked extensively about the journalist’s initial role in communication and how to…

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