July 24, 2008

On Oct. 15, Michelle Ferrier launched MyTopiaCafe.com, an online community hub in Volusia and Flagler counties. Michelle is the managing editor for the hybrid ezine and citizen journalism initiative, which is sponsored by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. The site allows users to post stories, photos and events and to post comments. MyTopiaCafe.com is a demonstration site for Michelle’s research in online communities, digital ethnography and social networking.