So this week we've been looking at video games and other interactive fictions, and it's a topic that I think is really fascinating and interesting... so much so that I made a video essay about it! I made this last year in response to the Digital Literature course I took in 3rd year, and I … Continue reading Butter Archive #13: Are Video Games Literature?
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Adam Bernards Susan Brown ENGL 4310 September 28, 2015 "“This guy’s really interested in the poor, so we should have something nice to say, like, I don’t know, how they’re salt-of-the-earth people or how they’re humble or something like that,” said Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), one of several dozen representatives who stood … Continue reading The Onion: An Empire Founded on Satire
Position Paper Special Studies in English Katrina Goncalves Student Number: 0760355 ENGL 4310 Professor Brown Monday September 28th, 2015 Teen Mom and Its Effect on Social Media “In '16 and Pregnant,' they were moms-to-be. Now, follow … Continue reading Position Paper: Teen Mom and Its Effect on Social Media
Lara Murphy Dr. Susan Brown ENGL4310 28 September 2015 Mr. President: #kanyeforpresident During the 2015 MTV Music Video Awards this past August, Kanye West was on stage accepting his Video Vanguard award when he shocked most people in the audience, as well as those watching from home, announcing that he intends on running for President … Continue reading Mr. President: #kanyeforpresident
Some resources for using Wikipedia: The brochure on writing for Wikipedia: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/18/Editing_Wikipedia_brochure_EN.pdf This contains lots of good practical information and also some clues into how the Wikipedians define their community.
“The discussion around eating disorders on social media platforms can be tricky, however. Instagram blocks certain hashtags associated with the promotion of eating disorders such as #Thinspo and #ProAna. Instagram told Buzzfeed News that tags like #Anorexia are allowed, though, because they facilitate a conversation about recovery. And any non-blocked tags associated with eating disorders … Continue reading Buzzfeed as a Portal: Readers’ Accessibility (Position Paper)
Buzzfeed “BuzzFeed is an American internet news media company. It describes itself as the "social news and entertainment company . . . redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology . . . provides the most shareable breaking news." BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 in New York City as a viral lab by Jonah … Continue reading Buzzfeed