Pouring My Heart Out

“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…

Is This The End?

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 will…

“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…

Being a Minority in the Media

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…

Why is measurement good?

Before this class, I knew nothing about measurements. I find it really interesting how we can make a plan to improve our social media. After our talk with Randa Zalman of Redstone and Austin Gaule from Universal Information Services, I learned a lot about the importance of measurement and how good it is. I will talk about…

5 things I learned/loved about you…

Now that the term has come to an end, I reflect and think of what I learned and liked from this class. I have come up with a list of five things that I found interesting and helpful and that I will use to change the world around me and myself as well. Do not be…

Should I Do This?

I have always found myself changing my career path while I was growing up. From wanting to be a veterinarian and then changing it to being a chef. But none of them felt the way that I feel right now with my decision for Journalism. Like any other person, I have had my doubts about…

What I Think of The Media

Welcome to my blog! My name is Virginia Rodriguez, I am twenty-years-old and I am from the Dominican Republic. I am currently a sophomore at Creighton University, and my major is Journalism, with the hopes of one day to work in a fashion magazine. I am taking the Introduction to Mass Communication Technology class because…