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Role of Media in DEMOCRACY

“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent. Because they control the minds of the masses” 1,031 more words

Random Thoughts

MEDIA NEWS | Old vs. New

This week’s media news, brought to us by John, was quite different. Instead of a headliner, John shared an observation: the new means of delivering news, because of Web 2.0 and how it has created stereotypes for the digital natives. 351 more words

Digital Technology

MEDIA NEWS | The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Today, Nisrina brought in two different media perspectives of the Syrian refugee crisis, from Humans of New York and The New York Times. As we are studying the media literacy, these journalism pieces provide us some evidence and understanding of the different views of the crisis. 346 more words

Media Literacy

Radio-the last democratic media


Since our chapter this week is on radio, I thought it would be appropriate to post on that medium. I liked that the chapter opened with the story of KEXP, non-commercial radio in Seattle. 415 more words

Brian Conleys "Citzen Journalism is reshaping the world"

Great movie peeps! Highly recommended and insightful discussion on citizen journalism and how it’s the ‘way forward’. I agree with the empowerment and motion for media democracy! 11 more words

My first post

In class today we discussed the escalation of violence in Syria and the parallels to the build up to the Iraq war in the media. What are some of your thoughts on this observation by one of the few independent journalists left in media today? 185 more words

Media Studies