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

Freedom Isn’t Free

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 I am trying to understand why we are allowing big media tech companies like Twitter to censor good American citizens. For example from July 4th, Sam Brown, a retired Army Captain, tweeted “Freedom Isn’t Free”. His tweet… Continue reading Freedom Isn’t Free

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

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