The cultural resource I have decided to write about today is Marvel’s, Black Panther. In Black Panther, Wakanda is an East African country that is the embodiment of a Utopia. Wakanda is a peaceful, and powerful nation that has isolated itself from the world, and therefore, kept out of all conflicts. Additionally, Wakanda is the… Continue reading Civic Imagination Project
The media literacy point of discussion I found the most interest in was the art of persuasion. My annotated list will be the best articles and websites I could find that aid in the art of persuasion whether that be understanding it to use it or fight it. ______________________________ “Digital Media Literacy: The Blur between… Continue reading Annotated Bibliography
One thing media is terrible at is imposing stereotypes on the masses. For example, as a bisexual woman, growing up was a little bit difficult for me because I didn’t have anyone to look to for guidance. A lot of characters that claimed to be bisexual weren’t how I wanted to be portrayed, or were… Continue reading Stereotypes
The Moon Landing July 20, 1969, Commander Neil Armstrong and his crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins become the first three people to land on the moon. Armstrong and Aldrin then went on to make the “giant leap for mankind,” before planting a flag on the surface and heading back to Earth. On this… Continue reading Discussing Controversy
Today’s blog entry will be about Reuters Fact Check, specifically about the claim they debunk in this article. The article goes over the recent news of Germany of the United States sending war tanks to Ukraine to help aid in their battle against Russia. In order to debunk that, Reuters went ahead and looked at… Continue reading Reuter’s Fact Check
Dear Nonexistent Audience, The New York Times article, “Why You Should Take a Close Look at What Tracks You,” written by Mr. Thorin Klosowski, gently encourages readers to be mindful of the amount of information companies track and then recommends several browsers and software that will aid you in monitoring trackers. Personally, I don’t typically… Continue reading Being Mindful
I am choosing to start my 24 hours for this assignment at 7:54 p.m. on January 27th so my times will be in line with that. 8:00 p.m.: I opened up Canvas with tabs for all three of my courses and began working on the extra credit assignment for this course. I chose an article… Continue reading What Am I Providing?
Ashley Randall || Here we go again. 8:30 a.m.: Wake up and with no sense of urgency I mindlessly scroll through my notifications that include TikTok and Discord. TikTok is pretty much my number one task when I wake up (other than relieving myself) and Discord is checked simply because no one ever sleeps when… Continue reading My media use.