This Week’s Reads: Trying not to overdo the journalism news and the best story yet about #thedress

I am very sorry to have missed my Wednesday tutorial. I was busy preparing some things for Thursday and I just didn’t get to a tutorial. Perhaps next week I will produce the best Awkward Girl’s Guide you’ve ever seen. It seems unlikely but it could happen.  Nonetheless, here I am with my reading list … More This Week’s Reads: Trying not to overdo the journalism news and the best story yet about #thedress

Media Monday: House of Cards finally shows some fair journalists

I am only a little ashamed that I spent all weekend binge watching Season 3 of House of Cards on Netflix. Warning, if you haven’t watched you might find some spoilers in here. I’ve been watch the show since Season 1 where I was fascinated by the seedy world of politics and journalism that was … More Media Monday: House of Cards finally shows some fair journalists

This Week’s Reads: Psst… They aren’t about llamas or #thedress

This week’s news got totally weird in one day. We went from net neutrality to llamas on loose to the color of a dress in a poorly taken photo. HOW? Anyways,  I decided to avoid those topics because I read a lot of interesting things this week that had nothing to do with either of … More This Week’s Reads: Psst… They aren’t about llamas or #thedress

Media Monday: A serious turn for Academy Awards coverage

Leading up to the Academy Awards, there was a lot of attention placed on the gender differences between the way men and women are covered on the red carpet. The movement #AskHerMore gained traction through a lot of online feminist media as a call out journalists to ask women more than what she was wearing … More Media Monday: A serious turn for Academy Awards coverage

Media Monday: On Creating a Legacy and David Carr

The recent loss of David Carr has gotten me thinking about what it takes to make a legacy in journalism (or anywhere for that matter). Journalists have been the news lately, as I mentioned last week, both positively and negatively. I’ve been reading a lot about Carr and I think I have picked up on some … More Media Monday: On Creating a Legacy and David Carr

Media Monday: When journalists become the story

Perhaps it’s overdone, but I can’t help talking about Brian Williams for my first official Media Monday. After all, it isn’t everyday that a journalist is a top story for several days. Sure, we’ve seen scandal before. Notable plagiarism seems to happen all the time. Yet, this story seems to be something different. As a journalism … More Media Monday: When journalists become the story