Mean World Syndrome

Over the past 30 years, do you think crime has increased or decreased? If you had asked me two weeks ago, I would have said it has increased. I mean it’s all we ever hear about right? From school shootings to extreme racial violence to neighborhood shoot offs, The United States has experiences its fair […]

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“The Media”

In a previous blog post I talked about what media is and who we interact with media on a daily basis. Now I’d like to talk about the effects of media. Particularly the effects of news media (you know, ABC Network, Fox News, NBC, etc.). As Quentin Schultze points out in his book Communicating for […]

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Media Fast

(This post is written in response to a class assignment to give up media for a day) I wish I could write this post about how liberating and freeing it was to give up media for a day. I wish I could say I have decided to give up my phone for the rest of […]

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I Promise…

I thought the second blog post would be a good time to lay out my goals for this blog and my promises to you, my readers, as to what this blog will be. My number one goal with this blog is to fulfill my class requirement. I would be lying to you if I said […]

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