Social Media en Many Posts, But Little Pointing To Grudge In Online Life Of Ricin Suspect <p></p><p>The 38-year-old man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to a federal judge and the Spokane post office had an active social media presence. But his online profiles contain no hints at a grudge toward the federal government. This was also not his first run-in with the law. Jessica Robinson reports.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 15:11:20 +0000 Jessica Robinson 28090 at Oregon Lawmakers Consider Social Media Privacy Measures <a href="" class="asset-audio"></a><p>SALEM, Ore. – Oregon lawmakers think employers should just log off when it comes to asking workers for their Facebook passwords. A House panel debated a measure Friday that would prohibit companies from demanding access to their employees' social media accounts.<p>The idea surfaced after national news reports of people being forced to turn over their Facebook passwords as a condition of getting or keeping a job. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:05:08 +0000 Chris Lehman 24730 at Oregon Lawmakers Consider Social Media Privacy Measures WSU Coach Leach Bans Players from Tweeting <p></p><p>By Joe Utter and Adam Lewis</p><p>Washington State University Coach Mike Leach banned players from using Twitter on Tuesday evening after a series of messages on the social media website was brought to his attention.</p><p>“Twitter is now banned around here so don’t expect anything on Twitter,” Leach said after Tuesday’s practice. “Twitter’s banned and quite frankly if after today you see anything on Twitter from our team-- and I don’t care if it says ‘I love life’-- I would like to see it because I will suspend them.”</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:36:23 +0000 Sueann Ramella 17248 at WSU Coach Leach Bans Players from Tweeting Social Media Gains Bigger Role In Wash. Election Process <p>It&rsquo;s election time again: the Washington state primary is Tuesday. And the election process is changing. Every county in the state uses mail-in ballots now. And social media is gaining a bigger role in the election process. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 23:17:35 +0000 Sara Lerner 12902 at Social Media Gains Bigger Role In Wash. Election Process Tweeting Through Natural Disaster <p>The next time a big wildfire erupts or an earthquake unleashes near you, Twitter, Google and Facebook might be useful places to turn. And not just you. Disaster response agencies are plunging into social media. They can develop better situational awareness by seeking out your online gripes and observations. Digital platforms also provide an avenue to give more frequent official updates and correct misinformation during a catastrophe. Correspondent Tom Banse reports. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 13:05:32 +0000 Tom Banse 11314 at