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Discovery News Taps CHASS Ph.D Student for “Meme” Expertise


Ever wonder where media outlets like Discovery News find their experts?

For a topic like viral Internet culture, the source of expertise can be found right here in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State. Doctoral student Matt Morain (Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media, ’12) was recently quoted on the Discovery News web sitein an article on Internet “memes,” or viral marketing campaigns.

Check out the article for Morain’s take on communication culture, the value of interconnectivity, and more!

by Lindsay Williams, CHASS Communication Intern