Tag Archives: social media

Hashtag Activism: #FlintWaterCrisis

Hashtag activism is a passion of mine, if used correctly we can tackle the issues plaguing our society and get the attention of our elected officials. Traditional news media operates on the premises of news that will capture our attention … Continue reading

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Viral Misinformation and Political Engagement

On Saturday, March 12, 22-year-old political activist, Thomas DiMassimo, rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally in attempt to express his political messages into the microphone. He was immediately detained by the Secret Service, and Trump continued speaking. Later … 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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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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The Revolution of Hashtaging

It is without a doubt that that social media is an innovation of the Internet and a forefront of the World Wide Web. Social media has been an avenue for information sharing and a port for connectivity for individuals no … Continue reading

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Why the 2016 Presidential Candidates Should Embrace Social Media

Social media at its simplest definition allows anyone to connect with each other through online communication. Because it can be accessed anywhere there is Internet, social media is often credited with giving a voice to those who feel unheard. This … Continue reading

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FERPA and the Use of Emerging Media in the Classroom

Slide Image Courtesy of Benjamin Howard I revamped my biotech course making it literature-based using Pointing From the Grave and Genentech. As I read these books, I kept recalling Where Good Ideas Come From, a book assigned by @elliotkingphd. Since … Continue reading

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