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About vhowell

I am graduate student at Florida Institute of Technology. writing is a huge fascination of mine...I guess we will see where it takes me

Week 11

Thee articles were correct many people do not think about what actually goes on with the internet. We think of ourselves as savvy internet users to believe that to be enough.  It is not in the the new era we live … Continue reading

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week 10 cyber-bullying O_o

After reading Beyond free speech by Henry I was very intrigued at how the law basically cannot touch the majority of cyber-bullies. Prosecutors have to come in at an angle in order to receive justice for the victim or their family.  The … Continue reading

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week 9 social media!!!! yay

I really enjoyed the readings this week [being a regular participant in SNS] and learned some new things. The topic of great interest is the ideal audience that individuals of twitter accounts tweet to.  I also found the responses of … Continue reading

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Jenkins on star wars

This weeks reading involved Jenkins discussing Stars Wars and its influence on consumer generated content (among other things).  Towards the end of the chapter he has a section entitled “where do we go from here?” This is i found to … Continue reading

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entertainment

I found the chapter entitled “spoiling survivor” very fascinating. I did not realize the lengths individuals would go in order to dissect the events of television shows. The amount of concentration and efforts put into in should actually be used … Continue reading

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citizen journalism

The reading of choice this week is by Kperogi Quotes from the Kperogi article “CNN is merely deploying a more sophisticated hegemonic narrative of journalistic authority to simultaneously confer legitimacy on its notion of what constitutes news and to tap … Continue reading

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online journalism

The most intersting reading from this week in my opinion was that of Jones and Himelboim about Framing the blogs in mainstream US newspaper coverage. I especially like the quote “a blogger is …merely a guy sitting in his living … Continue reading

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