Post Tagged with: "social media"

by / on November 23, 2012 at 11:19 am / in Body, Media, Parenting, Sexuality, Society

High School Horror: THREE Students Commit Suicide in Seven Weeks

We’ve got a problem.  And, it’s a huge problem.  It’s common knowledge to anyone with a pulse, by now, that there’s a problem with teen suicide and bullying.  So, I’m not breaking any news there.  The problem we’re facing runs deeper, if that’s possible, than the issues of bullying and teen suicide.  We’re suffering from a paralysis on how to […]

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by / on October 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm / in Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Media, Politics, Relationships, Society

To un-friend, or not to un-friend…is there really a question?

Do you just remove them from your social media life entirely, even if you still love and respect them in general?

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by / on June 2, 2012 at 7:45 pm / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Gender, Media, Politics, Society

Social Problems and the Mass Media

The mass media is important in examining social problems, both how they are born and how they persist.

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 1:05 am / in Editorials, Facebook Fan pages, Miscellaneous, Politics, Society

A Taste of the Social Media

By: Erin Cosin A Taste of the Social Media is a conglomeration of interests converging onto one page. Whether you’re into politics, religion, protest, science, international news, or just something to make you laugh, A Taste of the Social Media is a one-stop-everyman’s shop of internet goodies brought to you packaged into a single fan page. Not only is A […]

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by / on May 31, 2011 at 6:34 pm / in Censorship, Country, Current Events, Media, Miscellaneous, News, Society

Facebook Prisoners

By: Hillary Ghongil I never thought I’d see the day that having a Facebook profile would be a crime. It’s slightly hysterical. A new bill called “Facebook Felon” is working its way through South Carolina legislature these next few weeks, and soon the bill will work its way from coast to coast. The bill essentially states that prisoners, while behind […]

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by / on April 22, 2011 at 7:50 pm / in Art, Censorship, Editorials, Media, News, Prejudice, Society

Virtual Puritans Face Off Against The Bush: Gustave Courbet’s The Origin of the World vs. Facebook

By: George Hankerill Facebook is at it again, and this time it’s attacking fine art. For those of you not familiar with Gustave Courbet and his highly controversial Realist piece, The Origin of the World, he was the 19th-century Realist painter who made a splash across Paris by rejecting the rigid formalism that Paris and the West embodied—and not just […]

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by / on February 9, 2011 at 9:38 pm / in Editorials, Philosophy

Distractions

Facebook, if used properly, could be such a tool for liberation that the structure of society would be turned on its head and we would all be liberated from our very structured and protected lives.

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