Monthly Archives: September 2012

This post will …

This post will likely be Pt. 2 of my me-diatribe, as the PBS documentary provided oodles more examples of how culture is being corroded by ceaseless tides of media. I’ll start with a key argument provided by advocates of omnipresent tech: … Continue reading

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A Day Without Media Is Like a Tyler Perry Movie Without Madea

It is impossible. It isn’t impossible, but without a conscious effort, it is impossible. The relatively unconscious shift towards dependence on media of all mediums is something I have been very conscious of, and yet have still fallen headlong into. … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt

James Dykstra (evens), and Read Gessner (evens) 1. Spoken by William Randolph Hearst, in response to the Spanish-American War. Known as the “king of yellow journalism”, he was renowned for using his media empire to further his own agenda. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Legally Blonde (I AM)

I enjoyed the experiments, on an academic and personal level. Personally, I always enjoy the feeling of “being  tested”, and the challenge of attempting to understand what the true goal of the experiment is. Academically, I found the test fairly … Continue reading

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Blue’s Clues Assignment

f 1. What were your findings?My group, which consisted of me and one other person, decided to focus on one character only, and do our best to accurately tally/analyze their signs and words. Lucky for me, my character was Blue, … Continue reading

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