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  • The Alternate Reality of Wakanda in Black Panther

    When I saw this prompt and thought about it, my inner Marvel fandom was screaming at me to use the Black Panther and Wakanda as the prompt for this blog post. The cultural resource I have selected is the movie “Black Panther” directed by Ryan Coogler. The movie is set in the fictional African country…

  • Oppressive Media

    This was an incredibly hard assignment to think about and what example I wanted to use to answer the prompt. As humans living in a highly mediated world, we have all been subject to stereotypes, norms, and generalizations. For this week’s blog post, I would like to reflect on my friend’s experiences and identities in…

  • Are you for real, bro?

    Some conspiracy theories make you think a little bit. You can admit it, right? At least for me, it is more or like, “Well damn, maybe they’re on to something….” But this one…is something. The moon landing controversy has been a topic of discussion and debate for decades. Despite the fact that the United States’…

  • Fact-Checking for Dummies

    Fact-checking has become an essential part of our society with the continuing dominance of social media. In recent times, social media and various online platforms have been rife with rumors that Germany has officially declared war on Russia. These rumors have been fueled by misleading articles, memes and false information spread on social media. However,…

  • 24-Hour Media Diary: “Who Has My Information?” Edition

    I really try to be too funny for these. Only for you, Professor Probst. Part 1: Media Diary, Sunday January 29, 2023 Damn, it’s 2023. That’s weird. 12:00 PM: I get up from sleeping. Yes, I am serious…it was a relatively late night and the weekend. I have to get up at the crack of…

  • The Delicate Context of Net Neutrality

    Network Neutrality is one of the fresher, more recent debates when it comes to basic freedom of speech and freedom of access. The debates started back in 2008 but were brought to attention when future President Obama mentioned it on his campaign trail: “I am a strong supporter of net neutrality … What you’ve been…

  • 24-Hour Media Diary

    Boy, do I use my phone a lot. How did I never check my screen time until I had to track my media use for a class? Talk about a wake up call. 8 AM: Wake up and scroll through the notifications that I missed while I was asleep. The day has already started on…

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