SM: Social media is all about two-way communication

Katie Hinderer | 21 March 2012

Traditional media is one-sided. Social media, on the other hand, is two-way communication.

The drama of lying for a good

Katie Hinderer | 20 February 2012
The trouble, as with many programs today, is that the show glorifies bad actions that lead to good results.

You want to read news you need to ask for it

Katie Hinderer | 25 January 2012
Every article we click on, every blog we read, every article on a newspaper’s website we choose to view – all of that is sending a message to the publishers, bloggers and writers.

The Hunger Games trailer is out

Katie Hinderer | 17 November 2011
But make time to check out The Hunger Games.

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher’s pending divorce and our need to know

Katie Hinderer | 05 October 2011
Staring in The Pursuit of Happyness or Just Married doesn’t mean their personal lives should be so shamefully broadcast to the whole world. And it doesn’t give us the right to pry into their business.

Change the media one comment at a time

Katie Hinderer | 14 February 2011
The amazing thing is, so many people don’t bother to take the time to write a letter to the editor or to leave a comment. So what happens is that the more outspoken side of the issue is usually more significantly represented because they take the time.

Glee’s catchy music and murky messages

Katie Hinderer | 09 April 2010
In the US most teens and young adults are breathlessly waiting for the return of Glee. The TV show, which is in its first season, has struck a cord with people across the country with its catchy songs and fun dance routines. It’s this winning combination that blinds so many people from the subtle but horrible messages being sent through the plot.
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