Social media and online databases have completely changed how the world works; many users have an addiction to the concept that we call the internet. Some may argue that the internet has done good for the world, allowing people to have access to a wide variety of information. Others can…


When I was younger, it seemed as though all I did was serf the web. My time was consumed on the internet, but halfway through high school, that seemed to change. My time online was spent longer on social media websites like Twitter and Instagram rather than going down the…


This week we discussed how displacement impacts media use. Displacement in media describes how old media is constantly being replaced by new forms of media. When media continues to grow, our attention span for certain forms of media shrinks, making us constantly crave new outlets. As time goes on, we…


Social media is a digital tool in which users share thoughts, pictures, information, and ideas to a group of people they choose to be friends with or people who follow them. Popular sites include: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Within social media, there is an audience. This audience is called an…


American media dates all the way back to the invasion of Native land with the invention and popularization of the newspaper. Since then, multiple different mediums have been created including: magazines, film, radio, television, and the internet. …


The way that politics runs as a game is no big secret. Each election, we see more hard core supporters of every candidate, as well as more news stories about each candidate. These news stories don’t only discuss their political views and history, in addition, they discuss their personal relationships…


Women are constantly slammed in the media for the way that their body looks. Entertainment media is known to write many articles about a famous woman when they step outside of their home. They look for flaws on the woman’s body and point them out. …


When I saw that we were discussing violence in the media this week, my mind shot right to forms of media that shows acts of heroism against a villain or criminal, such as Marvel movies, television shows like Criminal Minds, and most importantly, children shows such as K.C. Undercover. Media…


The most popular social media application for children to be on today is TikTok. TikTok is a video creating app that allows people to make anywhere up to a minute long video about absolutely anything. The app has many top creators that have millions of followers. Some of these people…


Within the past few decades, media and technology have continuously been advancing, making it apart of our everyday lives. A factor that is affected tremendously by the technological advances is the way we view media. In addition, media plays a great deal into creating our identity.

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Melanie Falco

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