Imagine that one day you were just watching television and suddenly heard news about a missing plane. And you were oblivious to the fact that someone in that plane was your loved one. Minutes later, you saw a familiar name in the list of passengers. Suddenly it felt like someone had knocked all the air out of you. You went numb. Your heart sank. And your blood ran cold. All at the same time. Those cliche phrases that you thought only exist in a fiction suddenly turned real. Worse, in your next minutes, hours, and days, that very same television screen would replay the tragedy over and over again, scene by scene, bits by bits, like a never ending nightmare. Continue reading →
Last Monday, Kevin Finneran, Editor in-Chief of Issues in Science and Technology, came to where I work (CSPO ASU) to give a workshop on how to write op-ed. It was a useful and enjoyable one-hour-and-half workshop.
Here are some tips from him as copied from my notes… plus some pics from google!
This two-day event will bring together new media scholars and practitioners to exhibit and discuss the roles of audiences, activists, and producers in maturing networked media ecologies. The event is organized by the Networked Publics fellowship program at the University of Southern Californiaâ€™s Annenberg Center for Communication.