by Neil Andersen and Diana Maliszewski This is the saga of a song. The melody and lyrics have remained intact, yet its long list of performers and audiences have profoundly changed its experience [...]
One of the most compelling aspects of media studies involves sites of struggle. Sites of struggle are social phenomena that become arenas for changing values and behaviours. They include fashion, [...]
by Neil Andersen. Emojis are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and Web pages. (Wikipedia) Their uses are growing rapidly, especially in texting, to graphically represent ideas and [...]
by Neil Andersen In Metaphors We Live By, cognitive linguist George Lakoff explains that most of our language is metaphorical. This is especially true when we are discussing abstract ideas rather [...]
AP has changed its writing style guide to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a racial, ethnic or cultural context, weighing in on a hotly debated issue. http://apne.ws/d13neKi
UPDATE: Facebook and Twitter have both removed Trump’s “racist baby” video for copyright infringement. Twitter previously labeled it as “manipulated media” and merely flagged it. It’s now gone from both platforms.
This is amazing. Tik Tok users and K-pop stans were the ones who made @parscale think they had a million ticket requests. God this is so hilarious. The kids might save us after all. https://twitter.com/russfischer/status/1274482662372077569