It’s pretty easy to see how our devices are changing our personal relationships. Of course, it’s only gotten worse during the pandemic. Here’s a more developed version of “Wear That Glow” that explores the perils of doomscrolling.
Social isn’t connecting us, it’s pushing us apart. We’re always looking down at devices, even when another human might be right there in front of us. Now what happens when we are forced into even more screentime, living almost entirely in a media environment?
If we want to create positive change in the world, it will take strong ideas expressed with clarity and empathy. Consider the Source is a new project that audits the way we consume, share, and produce media.
Looking at it through a media lens, Black Lives Matter is precise and powerful as a slogan. It’s direct, efficient, and airtight as an assertion. Let’s unpack the phrase to understand why it works so well.
It feels good to celebrate, with good reason. But record turnout revealed something about the coming challenges we face as a culture.
I spoke at the IPNE’s 9th Annual New England Publishing Conference meeting on Friday November 6, talking to a group of authors and publishers about about podcasting as a means of book promotion.
My hat’s off to all of you who shoved aside intentional roadblocks to make your voice heard. Whatever happens tomorrow, thank you all the same.
An agent, producer, or publisher has to make decisions based on money. If they invest in you, will they get that investment back? Will they make a profit? If the answer to these questions is, “I’m not sure,” then you are not going to get picked. It’s as simple as that. Let’s remedy that.
Have you had trouble focusing lately? Me too. Fighting through it the best I can, I’ve been learning a lot lately – and more importantly, unlearning a lot as well.
The spring 2020 semester was a challenge, to say the least. Here’s a quick review of the term and how we dealt with the coronavirus on campus.