Navigating Media

From the ever-expanding Googleverse to the snarky payoff of celebrity gossip, life is splintered and refracted in a million ways by contemporary communication tools. The media has a profound impact on how we perceive ourselves and our world. The smart media user will learn to consume information judiciously and employ social networking tools to enhance one's goals and complement one's personality, rather than being drowned in the Internet's flood of information.

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    Beyond Heroes and Villains

    Investigating the nature of good guys and bad guys in fiction and real life
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  • Ran Zilca

    Confessions of a Techie

    Going on the ride of your life.
  • Dana Klisanin

    Digital Altruism

    Cultivating compassion in the 21st century.
  • Ciaran O'Connor

    Digital Health

    How to keep gaming and social media from interfering with your life
  • Ethan Gilsdorf

    Geek Pride

    Exploring the intersection of pop culture, mass media and the geek/gamer mind
  • Karen Dill-Shackleford

    How Fantasy Becomes Reality

    Growing conscious about how media influences individuals and cultures.
  • David Bedrick, JD

    Is Psychology Making Us Sick?

    Introducing a love-based psychology