Over the last two weeks, Stephen Colbert has been fighting Twitter users calling for his jobs as host of CBS’s “The Late Show” following his comments on May 1st accusing President Trump of taking part in a sexual act with Russian President, Vladimir Putin. Some users found the comment homophobic and unamerican. What ensued was two weeks of ratings-boosting material for the “Late Show” including an “FCC … Continue reading #FireColbert – Twitter’s Latest Failed Coup (A Brief Summary)
Storify is a platform allows journalists to incorporate social media posts directly into their stories. Journalists are able to link their Storify account to major social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and actually, search for posts that related to the story that they are trying to tell. They can also incorporate entire websites either by embedding the URL or doing a google … Continue reading North Carolina Tries to Raise the Age: Telling a Story Using Storify
In our society, we are never alone, not truly. We are always connected to others through our phones and social media. Sometimes this leads to us being lost in information without ever actually having a conversation. Unplugging isn’t the same as it used to be. Turning your phone off today while going for a drive, for many, including myself, means not being able to navigate … Continue reading Technology Timeout – Is It Too Late?
When Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey announced they were closing the big top, that was a wake-up call. As a young adult that was never allowed to go to the circus as a child, I was eager to see the show before I lost the opportunity forever. I very quickly looked up the remaining tour dates to check if they were coming to my … Continue reading Hello, Goodbye – My First and Last Trip to the Circus
From the time a child can talk they begin to make plans for their future. At the age of eighteen, they are expected to make those plans a reality and start down a thirty to forty year career. I went to college with a solid plan. I was going to go into radio broadcasting, more specifically I was going to look into sports broadcasting. … Continue reading Radio Broadcasting in the 21st Century