Monthly Archives: November 2015

Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

What’s wrong with a Bloomingdale’s ad that suggests you secretly spike your date’s drink? ‘Cause date rape is always in style, Bloomies… (To be fair, after they got ripped on social media, the store apologized. How do you make money … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: Understanding Mizzou’s Melissa Click

The following is a guest blog post from Dr. Brian Steffen, professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Simpson College. ¬†This was originally published on the Small Programs Interest Group (from AEJMC) listserv in slightly … Continue reading

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Mizzou Protests: Media Attention Is Not A Faucet You Can Turn Off And On

If you follow the same kind of people and media outlets on Twitter as I do, you’ve likely been overwhelmed with the firehose of news and opinions about the events at University of Missouri (Mizzou) over the last few days. … Continue reading

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Thinking About New Media Secrets: Everything is Data

When the second edition of Mass Communication: Living in a Media World came out as a CQ Press title back in 2007, one of the biggest new features¬†was the introduction of the “Seven Truths They Don’t Want You To Know … Continue reading

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