Please share your “a-ha” moments from the videos and readings. Provide at least two quotes with a page number. (this way your classmates can also reference back to the article and further understand the context of the quote).
Respond thoughtfully to a topic from your own experience/observation. Provide links and resources related to the topic that would be of interest to other participants. Raise a thought-provoking question related to the topic. Finally comment on at least two of your classmates’ posts, engage them in a thoughtful way.
In the first commentary article, students should pay attention to the term “citizen journalism.” They will be asked to explore a case study of citizen journalism as exemplified by the Mumbai attack that took place in India
In this article, students will learn about how blogging can create a forum for sharing one’s opinions. Reflect on this author’s claims and try to connect with your own experience of blogging. What type of blogging cultures are you experiencing now?
& Han Woo Park (An Exploratory Approach to a twitter-based community centered on a political goal in South Korea)
In this article, the authors ask if Twitter an be a tool of mobilization for online activism in South Korea. What are the authors’ conclusions?
In this article, reflect on how mobile camera phones now function as digital activism.