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This is my final project for the course. It is made to be a project I will plan to expand upon and grow as the entries come forward. Download Me Analytical Essay
On November 8th, 2016 presidential candidate Donald J. Trump became President Elect Donald J. Trump. Feeling as helpless, and as hopeless as I did, I decided I couldn’t just sit around being upset, I needed to speak up and do something otherwise I’d fall victim to silence, just like those who felt empowered by Trump wanted. … [Read more…]
For consideration as we discuss the Transmedia Election experience, this interesting project by the Wallstreet Journal: Blue Feed, Red Feed.
As much as I love to read the New York Times and listen to NPR when I’m driving to work with my dad during the summer, sadly they are not my main source of news intel. I try as often as I can to watch the news for myself, and to livestream the debates online … [Read more…]
I’m someone whose main source of news, information, and knowledge comes from the things I see posted on social media. More specifically Facebook. I use the site everyday to talk to friends from all over the World, but during the months leading to the election there were some common threads I saw among a majority … [Read more…]
Being apart of “black twitter,” the information, memes and comments all came from a minority person of color perspective. Mainly all tweets were about Trump and Hillary and very few posts talked about Bernie. Yet, every now and then someone would remind their followers that we could’ve had our college debt erased and could have … [Read more…]
Facebook: Many of the posts I saw from my Facebook friends were “Bernie or Bust” for a very long time. Friends from college maintained that Hillary and Trump were mostly the same and campaigned for third-party candidates or not voting at all. I grew up in a conservative Christian town, so friends from high school … [Read more…]
This exercise was interesting as it allowed me to reflect on where I’m getting my information. Basically my take away from it was how important it is to base ur circle off of ppl w/ similar values & to ask clarifying questions even if you feel like you’re supposed to already know the answer . This … [Read more…]
After reviewing Henry Jenkins’ “Transmedia Storytelling 101,” I want you to all go back through over your own social media channels and piece together your own narrative of the candidates going into the election. What media did you share, or was shared with you? (You don’t need to disclose what actions you took, and you … [Read more…]