Monthly Archives: February 2014

Music festivals and photography

dsc4487One of my former students, Phil Sunkel, turned his passion for photography and music festivals into a webzine called Hype-mag. He calls it “a gateway into the music world for very hard working photographers.”
Sunkel is a talented photographer and his latest batch of photos caught my eye. They feature Dark Star Orchestra, the country’s premier Grateful Dead tribute band. Its members include my cousin, Rob Eaton, above. Continue reading

Networking and causes

Today in Intro to Media we’re going to discuss Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites.
Material on this page includes information taken – and in some cases taken verbatim – from an excellent book: “Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives” by Nicholas Christakis.


  • Jack Dorsey created Twitter in 2006. His first Tweet, March 21, 2006: just setting up my twttr. Continue reading