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Kurt Wagner '12, Senior Editor, Social Media, Recode

Kurt Wagner '12

Originally from the Seattle area, Kurt served as editor-in-chief of The Santa Clara for two years before moving into the business journalism world. He loves sports and traveling, and can’t wait for Santa Clara basketball to make a triumphant run back to the NCAA tourney. 

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On or off the record? Journalism sourcing 101

By Kurt Wagner '12
In July, White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci called a reporter from The New Yorker to press him for the source of a quote, and...
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How to Use Facebook as a Powerful and Safe News Source

By Kurt Wagner '12
Facebook can be a great place to catch up on news, which is why two-thirds of the site’s U.S. users claim they get their news fix or at least scan the headlines...
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Three Major Ways Social Media Is Changing Journalism

By Kurt Wagner '12
In the past five years, social media has become a dominant and growing source of news and information for hundreds of millions of people around...
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How to Protect Yourself from Online Hackers

By Kurt Wagner '12
I learned a lot from the 2016 presidential election—some of it I wish I could forget—but one of the most important lessons has been the reminder that your...
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The Future of Social Media: Live Video, Virtual Reality, and Artificial Intelligence

By Kurt Wagner '12
The majority of Americans—68 percent, in fact—own a high-powered computer and HD video camera small enough to fit inside their front pocket. You...
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Social Apps Dominating the Millennial Generation

By Kurt Wagner '12
Facebook is 12 years old. To the millennials in your life, it may as well be 100. That’s because the technology world moves quickly, and when something goes...
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Facebook and Twitter: Tips and Tricks

By Kurt Wagner '12
The internet is full of social networks and pseudo-social networks that occupy your time and a small piece of real estate on your smartphone’s home...
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