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

Everyone’s Life Matters

You shall not murder - Exodus 20:13. Today’s news, is stating that criminal violence is rising. Doesn’t everyone’s life matters? No parent should have to bury their child. Why won’t our government acknowledge the senseless deaths happening in our urban cities across our country? We have removed the governing laws for consequences and voted for… Continue reading Everyone’s Life Matters

Rising Suicide Rates

After researching several websites on the 2021 statistics, it seems that Texas is right behind California with the second highest rate of suicide. So far this year between the two states there have been over 8,000 suicidal deaths. I am bringing this important topic up because our government needs to really visit the epicenter area… Continue reading Rising Suicide Rates

South Of The Border

It has been 6 months and no one from the new Presidency has visited the southern border. Finally, they are going this Friday to figure out what can be done to stop the surge of illegal aliens from entering the United States. But why on earth is the VP only going to El Paso, TX,… Continue reading South Of The Border

A Hero or A Traitor?

After teaching Introduction to Media Studies I am still reflecting on the class answers to one of the last assignments, which was to research the Edward Snowden case. Each student had to decide about the following questions: Was he a hero or a traitor? Or was he a whistleblower that was just misunderstood? Should he… Continue reading A Hero or A Traitor?

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

May Justice Prevail

In the news, as you probably already know that our current President has been impeached a second time by the House Of Representatives. While I am not surprised at the vote being that it’s mostly democratic. I will continue to pray that Vice President and Congress to have godly wisdom over the second half of… Continue reading May Justice Prevail

Censorship by Big Techs

LinkedIn Poll - Please Vote! I am not surprised by the censorship by the big tech companies due to the violent riots at the capital last week. However, the act banding certain members infringes upon our 1st amendment freedom of speech. If big tech can do this to the President, then they can take away… Continue reading Censorship by Big Techs

Praying for America

The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent - Exodus 14:14. Please join me in praying for America: Heavenly Father. We come to you with saddened hearts. We uplift the families of the individuals who lost their loved ones and for those who suffered injuries during the attack on DC.… Continue reading Praying for America

Presidential Debates

Really now, why must we hear the presidential candidates bicker? When are they going tell us what they stand for? I agree the host should have ability to mute the other speaker while the one is talking. Arguing like toddlers didn’t impress me nor change who I would vote for. With all the technology in… Continue reading Presidential Debates