Media Theory Week 4

This week my Media Theory class is studying Rhetoric. We covered Aristotle’s philosophy of rhetoric 3 branches, which are ethos, logos, and pathos. Students will be analyzing rhetoric used in political advertisements. We discussed the art of persuasion found in capitalism. Here are Chapter 4 focus questions: How does Aristotle define rhetoric? What are its… Continue reading Media Theory Week 4

Media 101 Week 14

The week media class is reviewing chapter 14 as to how mass communication is affected by politics. Students had a chance to discuss how negative aspects play into forming our political views. I shared the importance of the how the Constitution provides help with bipartisan disagreements. The history behind this concept is fully explain by… Continue reading Media 101 Week 14

Be Gracious

This morning, I woke to see the vote tallies are obviously showing the American people want Biden as President. We know that President Trump will not leave without a fight. While I don’t blame him after all that is his style, but there also comes a time to be a gracious loser and bow out… Continue reading Be Gracious