Social Media Aesthetics

Social media changes the way we exchange information. Today, we tend to communicate via social media applications online, today, we share information in a conversational manor, we comment, tweet, blog and podcast our opinions out into the world. We often hear comments about how iReport-style and similar grassroots efforts re-shape the journalism often times in …

Social Media & Ethics

As I was watching Clay Shirky: How social media can make history, I began thinking how new forms of media challenge traditional narrative forms. One to many is a traditional way of communication. Many to Many is the new pattern that is a result of a digital technology innovation. As we digitize our books, our …

Class work: Lab on delicious, bookmarks, tagging, comparing, and searching

I have chosen to add local multimedia production houses both public and private to my list of bookmarks on delicious.  When compared my tagging to others I found it interesting that mostly our tags matched one another.  For example: Portland Community Media website has tags that reflect geographical location, type of business and type of …