Archives: public sphere
Thursday, June 10, 2021
[Millennials’ Voices] Collage: Stubbornly White – Reimagining British Media
By Arifah Baksh While global media is generally moving away from prejudice and racism, British media has fallen behind. My collage illustrates racism in British media by comparing headlines written about Kate Middleton with those of Meghan Markle. Meghan is biracial and was born in Los Angeles, whereas Kate is White and was...
Saturday, December 1, 2018
[Millennials’ Voices] Social media and the Democratization of Authority
by Matt Hammar Since the bulk of our society began adopting the Internet in the 1990s, it has been anticipated as being the most influential innovation to the democratization of authority since the printing press. Through such an evolution it was predicted to bring with it a profound shift from that of vertical to...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
[Millennials’ Voices] Social Media and the Public Sphere Vs. Misinformation and the Public Smear
by Megan Harvey You’ve just made a Facebook account and are trying to add your friends. Except you can’t find one friend’s account when you search her name. The next day she tells you that she has a fake name on Facebook so that when she posts something online it isn’t connected back to...