Tags: Social Media

Steeped in Hawaiian History, Longboarding Rides an Instagram Wave

LONG BEACH, N.Y. — In the lulls between waves here on a recent weekday morning, dozens of nine-foot longboards floated like driftwood as the slate gray glass of the late-summer Atlantic dithered into cords. Yet as the waves pitched, a ballet began: With one foot flicked skyward, toes briefly arched in a pointe, Kelia Moniz…

U.K. Police Investigate Photo Said to Be of Soccer Striker Emiliano Sala’s Body

LONDON — The British police said on Sunday that they were investigating the online publication of what is believed to be a photograph of the body of Emiliano Sala, the Argentine soccer striker who died in a plane crash in the English Channel in January. “We are aware that a picture reported to be of…

TV Sports Anchors’ Predicament in the Age of Social Media: Their News Is Not New

Scott Van Pelt closed an episode of “SportsCenter” last month with a two-minute monologue about the 31st anniversary of his father’s death. Strengthened by two friends who had recently lost their parents, Van Pelt spoke passionately about running from grief, and encouraged everyone to do the opposite — to articulate their pain so they could…