News Artcle

After Obama win, Utah 4th highest for racist tweets

Published November 17, 2012

After Obama win, Utah 4th highest for racist tweets by Thomas Burr And Matt Canham The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 17, 2012 01:01AM MDT Washington • In the crush of social media traffic following President Barack Obama’s re-election, there were some incredibly racist comments floating out in cyberspace. Most are unprintable in a family newspaper but suffice to say some used the n-word while others argued “it’s called the White House for a reason.” And apparently Utah was a hotbed for a share of the verbal sewage. A group of geography academics called Floating Sheep charted the location data embedded in tweets sent about Obama’s ... Copyright 2012 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

[ read more ]
Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Sustainable Business Awards 2014Utah Business Event
Nov 13, 2014
Utah Business magazine along with presenting sponsor Big D Construction, premier sponsor Rocky Mo...
Best Companies to Work For 2014Utah Business Event
Dec 11, 2014
Utah Business magazine along with our sponsors Diversified Insurance and Miller Motor Sports Park...
SAMY Awards 2015Utah Business Event
Jan 23, 2015
Utah Business magazine along with Presenting Sponsor Griffin Hill are pleased to present the 201...
Community Events View All
Discovery Gateway's Halloween Spooktacular
Oct 31, 2014
Join Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah, for its annual SUPER FUN Halloween celebra...
Grief and the Holidays
Nov 3, 2014
Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program will hold its annual Grief and the Holida...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
Date(s):
to
* Event Description:
  Cancel