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An Open Letter to HBO

An Open Letter to HBO

Dear HBO, Please stay out of my backyard. Or better yet, just stick to fiction. I watched the Westgate Attack video last night. It was not the best decision for me given the time of day, and the fact that I was all alone. Several times I shut it off and tried to sleep but … Continue reading

Crash Course: Technological Convergence and News Mass Media (plus, why I LOVE Prezi.com)

Crash Course: Technological Convergence and News Mass Media (plus, why I LOVE Prezi.com)

Speaks for itself… References: Choi, S.-K. (2010). Convergence in the media sector: Drivers, impacts and regulatory challenges. Communications & Convergence Review, 53-64. Erdal, I. J. (2011). Coming to Terms with Convergence Journalism: Cross-Media as a Theoretical and Analytical Concept. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 213-223. Jenkins, H. (2001). The cultural … Continue reading

Back to School

Back to School

In keeping with blogging etiquette it seems I should explain the recent boringness / stagnation of my young blog. But I don’t feel like it. In fact, I did one really cool and blogworthy thing during my hiatus that I will share, as soon as I iron out all my rookie mistakes. However, if I was apologizing, I … Continue reading