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  • Editing My First Wikipedia Article

    We all know that anyone can edit a Wikipedia article but have you ever thought about editing one yourself? It can seem intimidating at first because it feels like Wikipedia editors are omniscient beings. Although editors are very knowledgeable, they all have to rely on reliable sources, the Wikipedia community, and guidelines to make changes. […]

  • Algorithms, AI Bias, and Why you Should Care

    We deal with algorithms every day. On social media platforms, algorithms are sold as tools that help improve our user experience. They show us content we would most likely interact with and items we are interested in purchasing. One downside is that algorithms can limit what type of content we see. For example, Instagram’s switch […]

  • Online Harassment

    “cyberbullying” by MaineDOE is marked with CC BY-SA 2.0. This week I wanted to speak about online harassment. The audio I’ve shared dives into a parent’s account of their 11-year child being harassed and cyberbullied as well as some statistics and tips on online harassment. If you’d prefer to read: *Disclaimer: Please note I refer to this parent as […]

  • Cancel Culture

    This week we are discussing the ups and downs of online participation. I wanted to share my thoughts on cancel culture and how that has impacted society. For a 5-minute description of the issues, please watch the video. If you’d prefer to read: WHAT IS CANCEL CULTURE? Cancel culture is a way for historically marginalized […]

  • Creator’s Tips for Avoiding Copyright Infringement

    Content creators often wear many hats. Whether creating social media content for your company or working on your own to create content for your blog, YouTube channel, or website- it’s challenging to supplement the text with visual elements that enhance your content. Arguably, visual elements are the most important ingredient for content creation because they […]

  • Why is media creation critical to media literacy? 

    Why is media creation critical to media literacy?  If you’re not too familiar with media literacy that’s okay. Media literacy is defined as “having the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication.” This translates to a media literate individual should have the tools to understand and analyze what is being portrayed in the media, […]

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