TAMPA, Fla. – Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention in Tampa stayed connected with folks back home through social media while Facebook and Twitter played a bigger role than ever in documenting the convention.
Amanda Perez is a reporter in the Capital News Service broadcast bureau. A senior journalism major, she has worked as an assistant at the Journalism Center on Children and Families and interned with WCIV-TV ABC News 4 in Charleston, S.C.
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