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?
"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” " - Fred Rogers. Fred Rogers was a TV personality, who had his own TV show called Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. This show was mainly … Continue reading Mr. Rogers, Television Legend
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
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” - Maya Angelou I have not always liked writing; I used to hate it actually. I always felt that writing was not my thing because I had to write a lot of papers on topics that I did not like, or did not care … Continue reading Pouring My Heart Out
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?”
Belva Davis is the first African-American woman to become a television reporter in the West Coast of the United States. She also worked on the radio, but she made a bigger impact on TV. She is a strong woman who went through a lot of negative things in her life, and yet, always followed her … Continue reading Being a Minority in the Media
Humane Society is a company that takes care of animals who do not have a home, and it helps to introduce the animals to their new loving family. Their mission is great, and with that comes an amazing social media to back it up. In class, we learned about Humane Society's social media with Elizabeth Hilpipre. … Continue reading How to use social media successfully
I LOVE INSTAGRAM. I love this platform because it is a way of sharing how creative we are. You can share pictures, designs, videos, and a lot more cool things. I also like it because I can follow all of my favorite fashion bloggers and see all their pictures in just one place; I can … Continue reading Oh, Instagram I Love You So