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About robertstevenson

Dr. Robert Stevenson is a Professor of Journalism and Director of Student Publications for the Department of Mass Communications and Theater at Lander University in Greenwood, SC. He received the Distinguished Faculty of the Year award for 2007-'08, and the Lander University Young Faculty Scholar Award in 2005-06. Stevenson also serves as chair of the Lander University American Democracy Project. First and Formost I am a dad of two wonderful boys.

Effective Practices For Getting Readers To Return To Your Blog

The best way to get your visitors to return to your blog is to reward them with your writing. All the available social networks and blog marketing tools will do little to increase return visits to your blogs unless you … Continue reading

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A Minute with the Mayor: Greenwoodian attempts World Record for Burpees | Greenwood Calendar

A Minute with the Mayor: Greenwoodian attempts World Record for Burpees | Greenwood Calendar via A Minute with the Mayor: Greenwoodian attempts World Record for Burpees | Greenwood Calendar.

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Zombie’s Out and About in Greenwood

Brown Sugar Substitute transform into Zombies and they join the other walking dead at the Mill House to kick off the Zombie Craw in Uptown Greenwood. And, thanks for the shout out, Will. zombies music video with familiar faces from … Continue reading

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Media: Big Business or Fourth Estate

The First Amendment gives media awesome power, which has earned them the unofficial designation of the “Fourth Estate” by some and “watchdog” by others. However, with this awesome power comes immense responsibility.   When the media focus on profits over … Continue reading

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Enjoy popcorn without all that hassle

Do you find that there are some foods that require extra effort to consume, but are, sometimes, simply worth the reward? I mean couldn’t the waiter remove the crab from its legs before it got to my table, c’mon! And … Continue reading

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Gravity? BUSTED!

Gravity shmavity. Look up in the sky – It’s a bird!  It’s a plane.  No. it’s your neighbor on the way to work? Go back 100 years and try to Skype your 20th Century friend in Europe that your Gravity … Continue reading

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Blogging: Keep ’em coming back for more!

The best way to get your visitors to return to your blog is to reward them with your writing. All the available social networks and blog marketing tools will do little to increase return visits to your blogs unless you … Continue reading

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Dr. Rob Retro Show – Special Edition

Hello. Play my latest show by clicking on the program name below: Dr. Rob Retro Show. The  Dr. Rob Retro Radio show airs on Lander University’s XLR radio station. This episode explores some music which have special meaning to me, … Continue reading

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Rob’s Selected Silly Stuff

Greetings folks, I’ve compiled some of my favorite silly posts from Rob’s Megaphone I hope you enjoy them. Silly Signs 37: Why does this happen? robertstevenson wrote 9 hours ago: Why does this happen? Maybe somebody is happy he learned … Continue reading

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When the children cry let them know we tried

little child dry your crying eyes how can I explain  the fear you feel inside You were born into this evil world where man is killing man and noone knows just why what have we begun? just look what we … Continue reading

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Court takes “Supreme” too literally

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Wok this way

American music has been influenced by many cultures. Like America itself, it is a melting pot of sorts. There’s the British Invasion, lots of lyrics from the land down under, and the rock of Gibraltar. But one culture which has … Continue reading

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