Entries from June 2009

West Virginia: Using Social Media for the Mountain State’s Betterment

Date Written by Jason Keeling on June 20, 2009

Today the online community of West Virginia is celebrating the state’s 146th anniversary by offering thoughts on this simple proposition:

Identify an obstacle that hinders West Virginia and discuss its solution.

Termed the “A Better West Virginia Challenge,” this invitation is extended to bring forth constructive dialogue regarding the Mountain State’s future.
The Internet is evolving into a [...]

A Better West Virginia Challenge: Identifying Obstacles and Solutions

Date Written by Jason Keeling on June 16, 2009

Last year a group of people celebrated West Virginia Day by logging-on to their computers. Instead of attending ceremonial events in recognition of statehood, they started typing. Their writings offer a glimpse at the best aspects of West Virginia and counter stereotypical notions of the state.
Saturday (June 20) marks the 146th anniversary of West Virginia’s [...]