Emily Holtzman

https://drive.google.com/a/email.wm.edu/file/d/0B02ePetFeLxHSWQ4cENfTnJHNzdGT3hPLVMyMmxCcW5BNXFr/view?usp=sharing The point of my media project is to highlight the contradictions between President Trump’s tweets and how the media portrays his actions. I used the app “Quik” to make a picture slideshow/video that compares a Trump tweet to a headline of a credible news source. (The Hill, Los Angeles Times, etc.) There is blatant … Continue reading Emily Holtzman

Marcus Fussell

https://drive.google.com/a/email.wm.edu/file/d/0ByCSoxhEintdU0g3dlhyTDd1QkU/view?usp=sharing #HASHBROWNS comes from taking a critical look in how artists, including myself, use new media to promote themselves and stay connected. A concept, or rather a phenomenon, I’ve been mulling over is the ubiquity and ease of access of social media as a tool of audience interaction and awareness. I specifically focused on social … Continue reading Marcus Fussell

Zoe Stallings

https://drive.google.com/a/email.wm.edu/file/d/0ByCSoxhEintdUVo5YlQ1eUtTWmc/view?usp=sharing In my short film The Power of Media, I focus on the many ways media and technology assist and make life more efficient. By comparing things people do every day on the right side of the video to how quickly they can do it on the left using the internet, I depict how easy … Continue reading Zoe Stallings

Angie Huckstep

https://drive.google.com/a/email.wm.edu/file/d/0B02ePetFeLxHX1ExTkpzNE9wZVU/view?usp=sharing Intellectual claim: Given our past three readings and class discussions, I would like to comment on the inadequacy of analytic methods and current scholarship to most accurately speak about new media. Marshall McLuhan's "hot" and "cold" categorizations for different media have become increasingly outdated, since the behavior of new media platforms has proven itself … Continue reading Angie Huckstep

Elijah Levine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNzSDXOzkTY We don’t need to look far to confront the interdependent relationship between media and our culture and society. Media institutions seem to be irrevocably intertwined with the customs and trends that make up the framework of the American experience. We recognize symbols that carry societal meaning; meaning accrued through our relationship with institutions that … Continue reading Elijah Levine

Alicia Devereaux

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcKj1wdbYCs&feature=youtu.be My project idea stems from some thoughts I had during our Fairfax Public Access trip, while talking to Gail, one of the producers. She complained about online video stars and repeatedly vented about “twelve year-olds” and their ability to quickly and nearly effortlessly create and upload videos and feel accomplished by the number of … Continue reading Alicia Devereaux