On Monday, November 10th, campus was tense. Around 3 o’clock, all OU students received an emergency text warning them to steer clear of the Adams Tower dorm, where a student had broken his 12th floor window and was sitting on… Continue Reading
Convergence, referring to the coming together of various technologies and online platforms, has forever altered the landscape of connectivity. Media, a business landscape previously dominated by big business, has increasingly been handed into the hands of its consumers. The internet… Continue Reading
As part of our exploration of old vs. new forms of media, my class was asked to find someone on the street and interview them about their use of these different forms of information-gathering.
Privacy has never been a bigger problem than it is today, with the emergence and convergence of the Internet as a platform for mass media. Whereas mass media previously catered to its audience without much interaction, the Internet has made… Continue Reading
I am a pacifist. I have never, nor will I ever, believe that war and conflict are the only routes toward the solution of any problem. This, however, is a naïve standpoint. War is inevitable because people are predictable. When… Continue Reading