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Government

Trump’s Davos Speech – Delusion of USA’s Elite

Muncie, Indiana BLOG – Trump was given an international stage of the world’s elite to talk about how the United States can move the world toward globalization to benefit the masses, but all he could talk about was the economic power which can buy the world’s most enormous military power. China and Germany will take the […]

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Business Culture Government

Social Media Is Undergoing a Transformation

BLOG – When I first started Muncie Voice back in 2011, my goal was to hold the local media accountable by giving citizens an alternative voice. The internet and the rise of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook made sharing and marketing articles a snap. Research important topics and share those findings. Expanding knowledge was the goal. […]

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Business

Integrated Marketing: How to Effectively Market Your Business

MUNCIE, Indiana NEWS – People tend to become more extreme in their actions when they are presented with uncertainty. This applies to social interactions, including politics, business and sales. Small retailers have taken to social media to alleviate the uncertainty of their sales channel. Although social media is a good marketing tool, it still can […]

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Community Culture

Grassroots Education Reform, Not Statehouse Reform

MUNCIE, IN (NEWS) – We’ve written much about education reform in Indiana over the past several years. We covered the intense beginnings of Glenda Ritz taking office and her clash with Governor Mike Pence. Union leaders versus corporate reformers. Autocratic versus democratic reform. Teacher led versus politician led campaigns. You can now toss in the […]

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Business

4 Ways to Engage Customers on Social Media

Over the last decade media usage has shifted from print, radio, and TV to a more internet-based platform. For businesses to get the most out of their advertising dollar they have to be creative, not just with content, but also with the medium used.…

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Business

The Power of Pinterest and Why It May Not Work For Your Business

For fans of Pinterest, it can really be a love affair. The site has allowed for the creation of everything from stunning cakes to innovative organization ideas, and it’s also become many people’s favorite way to waste enjoy downtime. Pinterest is…

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Government

Adults Increase Usage of Social Networks in 2013

By David Holmes On December 30, 2013 Some of us were burned out by social media this year. Others were bummed out. But that didn’t stop American adults from using it more in 2013 than ever before. In a new report published today, Pew found that 73…

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Government

State Policy Network: Billionaires Influencing Policy in Indiana

We’ve been talking about the Indiana Policy Review on the pages of Muncie Voice, and thanks to the new website from the Center for Media and Democracy, many of our readers can do their own research and verify who is writing for our local newspapers and who tells them what to write. In Muncie, we […]

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Education

MCS Bus Referendum: What’s Best for Muncie?

MUNCIE, Indiana – When it comes to heated debates over money and politics, Muncie never disappoints. Based on widening political divide, nobody should expect things to change. Our November 5th Muncie Community School (MCS) Bus Referendum has been no exception. Although heated at times, it’s been a good process for the community to go through […]

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City Community Culture

Is Muncie Saving “Face” on Facebook?

Living the Lie You Always Wanted-Is Muncie  Saving “Face” on Facebook The math says “Yes.”     Image: Courtesy of http://www.someecards.com “May your life someday be as awesome as you pretend it is on Facebook” There’s more to this story than Muncie’s Facebook users could ever care to tell. This meme on the surface is tongue in […]