Monthly Archives: April 2012

Flagler College graduation: Class of 2012


I shot these photos at the April 21 graduation ceremony, held for the first time at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. It was beautiful. It didn’t rain, as many people feared. The venue was a great stage for the 2012 graduates of Flagler College.
Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos gave the commencement address. Flagler College President William T. Abare Jr. presented diplomas to nearly 400 students. It was the largest graduating class in the history of the college, founded in 1968.
See more than 200 additional photos of the April 21 graduation and an April 20 reception here.

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COM 208: Introduction to Mass Communication – Exam notes

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Below are notes and links to help you review for next week’s exam.

Google Glasses. What are they? How are they used?

Mass media and culture. What impact do media companies have on our culture?

Mass media, society and culture discussion points (download handout)

Media: We are what we consume. Notes are taken – in some cases verbatim – from the book, “Information Diet.” (download handout)

Data literacy. Notes are taken – in some cases verbatim – from the book, “Information Diet.”  (download handout)

Kony 2012. What is it? How is it working out? Lessons learned. Impact of social networks. P.R. crisis management. Criticism of Kony 2012: Visible Children.

Press freedom. See link here. What countries are most dangerous for journalists? What websites contain information about the killings of journalists around the world?

Advertising. See link here.

Twitter, public relations and damage control. See link here.