The topic for my advocacy project is the Save the Bees movement. As a topic of importance that was once popular and quickly lost momentum, bee activism is worth revisiting due to the disastrous consequences we face. Food is one of the most vital components to our lives. Through brainstorming, we came up with this […]Read more "Project Rationale"
I began my blog without a full understanding of where I wanted to go with my topics and what main subject I would want to focus my material on. By the middle of the quarter the theme of my blog focused on the complexities and uses of the digital world, its translation into the physical world […]Read more "Best Blog Post"
The evolving way our generation has incorporated activism into our digital world is quite interesting…and quite unfortunate. While spreading knowledge and awareness about an organization is important, it has become imperative to incorporate an amusing or attention seeking act to reach a true, viral success. Within this strategy, we loose the fundamentals, importance and even […]Read more "The Power and Limits of Digital Activism"
As our world becomes more dependent on digital and online media, we isolate ourselves into a specific form of communication and interaction. We have developed a culture based on media and spreadable content. Corporations have capitalized on this unique way we communicate and use strategies such as the Web 2.0 business design to take advantage of […]Read more "Web 2.0: The Profit of Online Manipulation"
As we become more and more dependent on technology for communicating, interacting and living our lives, we stumble upon issues involving the digital world and its many uses. One of these issues being our use of the internet and digital media in our (very) personal lives. Online dating and the promotion of living your personal lives […]Read more "Intimacy in the Digital World"
Flash Video by: Caitlin Wright, Turner Perkins, Kyle Brewer and Sam HojnackiRead more "Flash Video"
Our society has always valued our gift of free speech protected by the First Amendment. We fight to uphold this right and use it as a tool to spread ideas and beliefs. As we become more connected through electronic media we are faced with the question of whether our rights transfer to our digital world or […]Read more "Freedom of Speech in the Digital Word"