Does it really make a difference?

After reading "How did fifth-graders spend a snow day? Being angels for sick classmate" by Erin Grace for the Omaha World-Herald and "All She Has, $150,000, Is Going to a University" by Rick Bragg for the New York Times, I realized how details of someone's life can make a story. Everyone has a story, but … Continue reading Does it really make a difference?

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“Who’s the coolest person in the world?”

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?”

“What Happened to Compassion?”

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?”