How homophily, internet affordances and the ubiquity of flawed reporting necessitates responsibility

Brevity is the soul of wit, but the torpidity of wisdom A side effect of the blisteringly fast 24hour news cycle is the trade-off between the efficiency of turnaround, or of the message, and the amount of detail and content that you can publish. Evidently certain topics deserve a thorough analysis, yet not all platforms … More How homophily, internet affordances and the ubiquity of flawed reporting necessitates responsibility

Narratives: reality, realism, and persuasion

Considering how realism is constructed in narratives is important in identifying how they persuade and how they might represent reality. This essay focuses on the theoretical approach narratology, which is the study of ‘how narratives make meaning’ (Barry 2009, p. 214). What follows is a comparison and analysis of some different styles of narrative, such … More Narratives: reality, realism, and persuasion