Tag Archives: media

Brain teaser Questions

Robert Kaplan describes “people like ourselves — middle-class American and European readers of magazines like this one—as similar to riders in a stretch limousine, making our way through a mob of ragged and desperate people moving in the opposite direction” … Continue reading

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Utilizing the Media

While reading through blogs from Professor Jordi’s previous classes, I came across a blog titled “The Power of the Media”, by Kristen.  In her introduction she says, “Isn’t it always fascinating how powerful the media can make or break anything? … Continue reading

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Social Media and Business

In the blog “Blorg Theory” the author “Team Memphis” critiques an article published by BusinessWeek titled “Social Media Will Change Your Business.” The Post can be found here. The original article states that social media will change the way that … Continue reading

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The Saro-Wiwa Case

The people of Ogoniland were greatly impacted by the one hundred oil wells (ninety-six of them belonging to Shell).  The land experienced many oil leaks from the pipelines, and the people were left to live with the persistent flaring of … Continue reading

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The role of Media!!!

I would like to continue to discuss the role of the media in today’s society. I want to add on a couple of final thoughts to our conversation last Thursday. Some people think the negative criticism that Nike received was … Continue reading

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