Case Study

For my case study of activist networks, I will be analyzing how successful an activist organization is by comparing the content, design, and authenticity of two different activist networks concerning climate change. The content of site can be best described as the information on the organization and their initiative. This usually contains outside sources and […]

Update #3

I spent my hour of collaborative work this week writing a post of our “Frequently Asked Questions” page. I actually used some of the questions that came up from our classmates when talking about Send it 2 Space in class. I was able to look up answers and write a response from our team that […]

Update #2

For my next section of work on our activist network, “Send it to Space,” I began doing research on how our organization could begin to raise money and awareness of Send it to Space. On Wednesday, our group set out deadlines for when Joanna and I must have two separate blog posts read to be […]

Book Review #4

I will be finishing up my review of Rewire by Ethan Zuckerman by reviewing the last two chapters of his book. We pick up in chapter seven, Serendipity and the City, where Zuckerman explains that the internet is often seen as a type of digital city scape with different roads to different places. Unfortunate for […]

Book Review #3

I will be going through chapters five and six of Rewire by Ethan Zuckerman and discussing the use of language on the internet and how it can affect the spread of information. Zuckerman does not exclusively  address activism but using the tools that he discusses we can apply those ideas to how we assess activist culture […]

Book Review #2

Chapter three of Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the age of Connection by Ethan Zuckerman goes into detail on how the typical persons use of the internet has inaccurately shaped our world view. We search for what we want to know based on what we deem is important not based on what is actually important. News […]