Internet and Democracy

When reading this week’s article there were two topics that really grabbed my attention: WikiCrime and Search engine optimization. Taking a look at the WikiCrimes website (http://www.wikicrimes.org/main.html), the first thing that struck me was the simplicity of the site.  There is only one page which contains just the map and links to some popup windows … Continue reading

A little about me

My name is Donny Weinbrenner.  I am a second year Master’s student in the college of Sociology and Criminology & Law.  My research focuses are knowledge, culture, and media.  Specifically, I am interested in researching how the culture growing out of participatory media, like YouTube, interacts with more traditional forms of media to change the … Continue reading