College of Media Events Calendar
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Over the past decade and a half, the U.S. has lost 1,800 newspapers and half of its newspaper journalists, giving rise to news deserts across vast swaths of the country. Our keynote will explore the implications for our society and the collaborative effort that will be needed if we are to reverse the trend.
Lee Humphreys will present some themes raised by her recent book, which places mobile and social media into a longer historical context to reveal what is really new about these contemporary communication technologies, how a "qualified self" precedes a quantified self, and what fundamental aspects of the human experience emerge through a variety of technological platforms.
Susan Muirhead will discuss how to create and develop multimedia projects in the classroom that have cinematic imagery and engaging stories. This workshop will take you through the entire media creation process: from initial concept to final professional product, highlighting the technical and instructional resources available at the Media Commons at the Undergrad Library.
Trolling, bullying and strategic manipulation seem to be very common in comment sections and social media these days. Accordingly, malevolent and dysfunctional forms of participation have sparked the interest of research, and have been recently labeled as "dark participation" (Quandt 2018).