After reading "Susan Orlean and the American man, age 10" by Manjula Martin for the Nieman foundation at Harvard I have come to the conclusion that 10-year-olds are hilarious. This article talks about the article that Orlean wrote for Esquire in 1992 about Colin Duffy called "The American Man, Age 10." It has annotations of Orlean and … Continue reading “Who’s the coolest person in the world?”
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is not easy, and having someone else write about that is not always helpful. However, this is not the case with Tom Friend's "Dear Nate" article for ESPN, which talks about the life of Nate Fleming, a young basketball player that studied at Oklahoma State University (OSU), … Continue reading Dealing with loss
Now that the term has come to an end, I reflect and think of what I learned and liked from this class. From measuring to talking about cyber bullying, I have learned a lot about social media. I have come up with a list of five things that I found interesting and/or helpful and that I … Continue reading Is This The End?
Cyberbullying is bullying on the internet. Unlike bullying, cyberbullying can happen at any time of the day and get to anyone no matter where they are. For this week's blog, I read Jon Ronson's article "How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life," Jessica Bennett's article "Monica Lewinsky Is Back, but This Time It’s on Her … Continue reading “What Happened to Compassion?”