Activism for Animal Rights

I chose to focus on PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for my blog post this week.  Aesthetically, the two sites look similar on grounds of color choice and raw layout, providing blurbs for highlighted articles and pieces of information over a predominantly white and blue background.  A key difference that struck me, … Continue reading

Blog Post 7 comments

I did not do a blog post this week, so I set up this post to put my comment links in down below.

Online Shopping and Social Trust

For this assignment I questioned three friends of mine: Rose, a second year linguistics masters student; Zach, a first year chemistry master’s student; and Richard, a bachelor’s in sociology who works in Gainesville.  I asked each of them the following 6 questions in private: 1.) How did you feel the first time you made a … Continue reading

Media Diary: Looking Back

I learned a couple of interesting things about myself while doing this assignment, and I can honestly say that I am very happy to have had the opportunity to do it. First among these things is that I remembered way more of my media interaction then I ever thought I was going to be able … Continue reading

Media Diary: Day 6

Started the day at 10 am and got onto the bus by 10:30, Gamescoop streaming into my ear through my phone.  Had Krishna lunch with my friends until 1:30 pm and went back home. At home I finally watched this week’s Castle on Hulu Plus on Playstation 3, and I absolutely loved it.  Afterward I … Continue reading

Media Diary: Day 5

Woke up at 9:30 this morning, which was not fun for me.  No media until listening to Gamescoop on the bus over to campus.  About halfway there I finished and switched over to the Giant Bombcast (yet another video game podcast). Got to campus at 11 and before I could interact with anything in my … Continue reading