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 (, 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