On Saturday night (April 30, 2016), the president of Kenya made a statement to the world when he collected 16,000 elephant tusks and 1 ton of rhino horns to be burned. This burning was to signify Kenya’s stance on the issue of poaching as it has become a serious problem in the country. I explored […]Read more "Blog Post #13"
The media holds a lot of power. Most times more than we even know. For example, if I am on the edge about a concept or idea (meaning I have some background knowledge on the issue but I just can’t seem to decide where I stand) and then I flip on the TV and someone […]Read more "Blog Post #12"
In his book, Technopoly, Neil Postman attempts to open his readers’ eyes to the ways in which technology is affecting us and the ways we are allowing it to consume us. While I do not believe that Postman wrote his book for definitively Christian individuals or definitively agnostic individuals, I believe that much of his […]Read more "Blog Post #11"
In this post I will be addressing the following question. “How do you respond to the statement ‘The people who run the TV networks and the major movie studios do not share the religious and moral values of most Americans’?” I think to first answer this question we need to determine what the moral and […]Read more "Media Bias"
The internet is an interesting phenomenon. For the first time ever we have access to massive amounts of information at the touch of a finger or the click of a button. Of course, with this influx of media, there must be a drawback, right? It can’t all be good, can it? According to blogger and […]Read more "Internet: Good, Bad, and Downright Ugly"
I was a very sheltered child. It’s not something I try to hide and it’s not something that goes unnoticed after I’ve missed all of your Simpson and New Girl jokes. I was homeschooled from kindergarten through 8th grade after which I attended private, Christian school for 9th and 10th grade and then (finally) received […]Read more "Worldly Interactions"
“What have you learned? How have your ideas on the media changed?” Oh my, where should I start? I guess I’ll start with the biggest thing I’ve learned. Creating a perception for people is both easy and difficult at the same time. Let me explain. As an aspiring Public Relations individual, the idea of shaping […]Read more "Blog #7"