Media Tag

journalist

Media plays a vital role in an informed society and has the power to build and destroy public opinions. It can be spoken of as a “Mirror” of a particular society or country. If media is considered as a book of the current affairs, the journalist is the author of these books. Journalists, being a huge part of media, have the capacity to control and...

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Embracing our instagrammable selves

Embracing our real selves is something which we have forgotten today, in the world of social media. Photos show our life as we want it to be, rather than what it is. When Tara Westover graduated a decade ago from Brigham Young University, she posted on Facebook three smiling photographs, one where she stood alongside her mother and father. The photo shows her as a happy...

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AI

There is a continuous interaction between intelligent devices, AI, sensors, and people increasing by the second. The amount of data being produced, stored, and processed is changing in various aspects and the evolving smart technology is changing our daily life. All this change also brings in significant changes in the rules of law and contemporary ethics that govern us.   Do machines have morality? What law do...

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friending

Northeastern University’s own, Andrew Smith and Jay Shome, launched an interesting app recently, which seems to have been garnering attention in a short span. The app is called FriendsUp, which enables users to exchange contact information and connect via social media platforms in less than a second. This brainchild of Smith and Shome already has a catchy motto - “Friending made easy.”   “The goal is to...

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Anonymous sources

Being an anonymous source is a great option for people to come forward and report something as it does not pose the threat of the news circling back to them and hence ensuring their safety in most of the cases. However, on the other hand, it poses a problem for the journalists as the credibility of the news cannot be justified since no one knows...

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jess peterson can create magic through 2D animation

The president of Western Skies Strategies, Jess Peterson, is also the co-founder and CEO of “Mighty Oak”. It is an agency that specializes in the art of handmade animation. Jess has  an experience of working in the music industry as well as of doing branding communication for a children’s museum till 2015, after which, with animators Emily Collins and Michaela Olsen,  Jess launched Mighty Oak....

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Dr. Dante Shepherd

Lucas Landherr is a doctoral student at Cornell University, studying chemical engineering. And like any other student, he has his unfulfilled dreams haunting his thoughts. While his professional goal of being a professor is still a long time away, he wanted a creative outlet to distract him from the pressure and stress. He wrote a spec script a while ago. Spec Script is a comedy...

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blossom!

Tirelle Barron, Northeastern University's beloved student, was busy searching for a book in the Snell Library, when he found something he is passionate about. Digital Media Commons recording studio is on the second floor of the Library and is one of the campus’ hidden gems. It has absolutely everything that an artist would need to create his masterpiece. A drum set, a bass, a guitar,...

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