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Violence in the Media

I wanted to share a video my group and I did in my com 201 class about violence in the media, which I think is a persuasive video on the effects of violence in the media on children.


Will WikiLeaks Make It?

In light of our class discussion on Thursday about WikiLeaks, I thought the article, “WikiLeaks Struggles to Stay Online After Attacks,” was very appropriate. The article goes on to discuss how WikiLeaks is having trouble with hackers and Amazon isn’t helping because they say that WikiLeaks violated its terms of service (2). (more…)

5 Different Ideas, All Encompassing the World of Social Media

The five posts I read were Cammy’s, Kathleen’s, Carrie’s, Marci’s and Sean’s.

All identified how nice it is to get and receive news, coupons/deals, information, etc, by all the different expedient websites. I have never heard of LivingSocial.com or Groupon.com, until reading Cammy’s post and her presentation. I checked out Groupon and I have to say that I found it a bit confusing and there weren’t many deals offered at one time, you have to keep checking back for deals. This site seems very time consuming, you could spend all day constantly checking back for coupons. I like the site retailmenot.com because it gives you a list of coupons from your favorite store. It is unlikely that I will visit Groupon again. (more…)


Do you think consumers choose who their cellphone carriers are, or are the cellphone carriers the ones who choose us?

Is A Grassroots Approach Gone Forever?

The article “A survey of telecoms convergence-Your television is ringing” feels really outdated. Well I guess it would be since new technologies evolve all the time and this article was written in 2006. The article discusses how convergence allows consumers to use any service under any circumstances they choose to (2). This is what makes convergence the most valuable. I look at Google.com, Bing.com and Ask.com to search for products, prices and information. Convergence also allow us (the consumers) the luxury of creating our own websites for free, allowing us to embrace technology. (more…)

Update on Where I’m at with my Website

I have almost all the content I need for my website. I am still trying to review a few more movies to be able to add to the site. I have everything on private now and am waiting to get all my content before making my site live.



My Ideas of Persuasion

A non profit company called the One Club for Art and Copy in New York will honor the top 10 campaigns of what it’s deeming as the Digital Decade. This article explains why these 10 campaigns are best in their field from 2001 to 2010.

Save $300+ dollars in thirty days! This article in Cosmopolitan gives 9 tips for how to save this kind of money.

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