From January, 2020

We Are All Media Ecologists: We May Simply Not Know It Yet

Media ecology is an emerging and progressive field of study that elegantly yet practically weds a desire to optimize the power of ever-evolving communicative tools with a deep and profound humanism. A favorite definition of media ecology comes from a group of young filmmakers visiting Ann Arbor, Michigan during the City’s annual film festival. They…

Consumption Of News As A Conscious Choice

Much like the Northeast grid that supports and reinforces our energy dependence and interconnectedness, most of us are likewise dependent on the newsphere—the 24/7 global news and information delivery network. From Twitter and Facebook mini-feeds to the Associated Press and CNN, the media landscape is constantly evolving. Previously, news moved from producers to consumers in…

Here's Proof That We Are All Interconnected

At approximately 4:11 EDT on August 14, 2003, 50 million people in the Midwest, northeastern United States and Canada were stranded in subways and elevators, sat in their cars because traffic lights went out, or watched as their computer monitors and cell phones went black as life as most Americans and many Canadians know it came to an abrupt…