Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ray Tomlinson, We Thank you

The creator of something that we all take of advantage of day in and day out-email- has passed away. In a time where computers were in their prehistoric age- Ray Tomlinson invented direct email messages in 1971. With the Internet … Continue reading

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Does Twitter play too much of a role in the presidential election?

It is an election year, which means that our televisions are clogged with talk of nominees, super-delegates, and debates. Social media has become one of the largest components to a successful election in 2016, so much so that Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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Culture + Technology

I have always had a deep passion for traveling, and the Emerging Media program has helped me form theories and views on how communication differs amongst the various countries I’ve traveled to in the past five years. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Apple, the FBI, and the Public; Is the Asking Price Too High?

I am sure you recall the horrific mass shooting during a holiday party last December in San Bernardino California where 14 people were killed, and 21 were left wounded. The two shooters were also killed in an ensuing gun battle … Continue reading

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Apple vs FBI

In this country we all know that we have rights. In this case of Apple vs. FBI the rights that are apparent at the forefront are the 4th and 6th Amendments. Amendment 4; simply states and protects people from unlawful … Continue reading

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The Power of Social Media in Politics

“Carson won’t go to New Hampshire and South Carolina, but instead will head home to Florida for some R&R. He’ll be in D.C on Thursday for the National Prayer Breakfast.” This one Tweet posted by CNN reporter Chris Moody on … Continue reading

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Is Social Media Hurting The Presidential Campaigns?

Not to get all political, but as I was reading through some articles on prdaily.com I noticed this article about Hilary Clinton titled, “Clinton responds to #WhichHillary: ‘I shouldn’t have used those words’”. The article discussed how two “Black Lives … Continue reading

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