How do quote posts look in the Hemingway theme? Let’s find out!
Here is the bio I created today.
Display name: Black Bernstein (complement to @thewayoftheid’s Black Woodward)
Monique Judge. Independent Journalist. Creative Type. Lipstick Lover. Queen of the Selfie. Don’t try me, bitch.
If I had to quibble about one thing in this article, it would be the fact that a lot of the very first accounts of events on the ground came from Black Twitter, and Black Twitter amplified the issue.
Being media literate means understanding why having such knowledge is important. Here, Patricia Aufderheide outlines 8 key principles in media literacy.
How well do you understand what it means to be media literate?
Dan Gillmor is singing my song here, so I will likely be quoting from this book quite a bit. It’s the text we are using for MCO 494 Special Topics: Digital Media Literacy, and Dan is the instructor for the course.
When you seek to make black people palatable to white audiences, the tendency is to either strip them of everything there is to being black, or overemphasize characteristics that are only stereotypical black traits because the media says so.
I’m watching a documentary on a different topic, but it opened up on this quote, and I had to pause it so that I could get it down.
Think about this quote as you read and view media. Think about what representations of black people are put out into the public to devalue lives.
“Mass communicators have three basic reasons for sending messages: to inform or educate, to entertain, to persuade.”
One of the most respected and prolific scholars on the subject of love, Yale psychology and education professor Robert J. Sternberg, has acknowledged that no single definition describes love throughout the ages or across cultures. Although philosophers, theologians, and poets have investigated the nature of love for centuries, love research as a scientific field is relatively new in the wider array of disciplines that now investigate love — social and behavioral psychology, sociology, cultural anthropology, human communication, women’s studies, men’s studies, family studies, evolutionary biology, and mass communication. For these experts as well as for the general public, love means different things to different people at different historical periods and in different cultures.
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
— Ludwig Borne, 19th Century German political writer