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22 hours ago
William Polking replied to Molly Riesselman's discussion Screenshots
"The same technologies that allow us to spread the information we want also allow the information we don't want to be spread. These ease with which we can document images and words is both fantastic and frightening."
Wednesday
William Polking replied to Molly Schrader's discussion Article Response
"What are some of the things that "clicked" in your head as you read the article? Specifics make for a better post, as they give your reader something specific to respond to."
Wednesday
William Polking replied to Molly Schrader's discussion Article Response
"What are some of those things that "clicked" in your head as you read? Specifics make for a stronger post."
Wednesday
William Polking replied to Ben Becker's discussion The Past, Present, and Future Paradox
"Is it just you that notices this? No. Is it just you that's bothered by it? Maybe. It's a temporal paradox similar to the grandfather paradox."
Wednesday
William Polking replied to Arjeta Veliu's discussion Like. Flirt. Ghost. Inside the Social Media Lives of Teens
"Media constructs fantasy worlds--that's the media literacy basic concept you're talking about here."
Wednesday
William Polking replied to Maria Rose King's discussion Nothing is new in the news lately
"The strategy of the Trump administration is to create a constant news cycle of outrage--people become overwhelmed and turn away from politics even more. Remember: the actual winner of the 2016 election was "didn't vote." That group had the largest p…"
Wednesday
William Polking replied to Elizabeth Neal's discussion Blog Post
"Keep this message in mind as we transition into thinking about media and gender roles next week. I'd say for guys the media says you have to be this narrow range of things, which also has a negative effect."
Wednesday
William Polking replied to Akelah Hill's discussion Article Response
"Thank you for being honest about considering the timing of your posts to maximize exposure and possible likes and retweets."
Feb 17
William Polking replied to Molly Riesselman's discussion Article Response
"Great question, Molly. Some introverts in real life are much more comfortable sharing on social media, while other (perhaps the true introverts) either don't use social media or spend most of their time "lurking" rather than posting."
Feb 17
William Polking replied to Megan Schieffer's discussion Media
"We all need to take a step back and evaluate the impact of our media choices. Some even argue for the occasional media break where we turn off our devices for a day or longer. Can you imagine trying that here at CHS? Techless Thursday?"
Feb 16
William Polking replied to Jeffrey Tait's discussion Clutches
"Same is true for contractors and any other field where the mass of consumers is unaware of what the actual costs are."
Feb 16
William Polking replied to Molly Schrader's discussion Music
"Your generation has grown up with music always available to you, portable, streamable, always there. Some argue that this may make "music" overall more important to you, but means you are not as invested in any one artist or album like music fans us…"
Feb 16
William Polking replied to Elizabeth Neal's discussion Disrespect Makes us Rich? Blog Post
"She wanted to become viral, and now she has. Lowest-common denominator often becomes meme-worthy, sadly."
Feb 15
William Polking replied to Molly Riesselman's discussion Donald Trump in the Media
"Even many of his supporters have voiced their desire for Trump to stop using Twitter like a middle-school student. I agree that he, and those that respond to him, are essentially showing young people that ranting and bullying is appropriate behavior…"
Feb 13
William Polking replied to Molly Riesselman's discussion Promposals
"I would argue that the promposal helps further the romantic narrative that so much of media presents. Even the name indicates that. And social media allows these promposals to become "texts" themselves to be judged and copied, liked and mocked. We s…"
Feb 13
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