In China Chinese government uses legal punishment to silence dissenders. David Volodzko, national editor for The Korea JoongAng Daily, reported that “in 2005, China had 32 journalists arrested,” and “ten years later, that figure was up 65 percent” (“Is Free Speech in China Really Getting Better?” par. 5). Looking at these statistics, it is clear to see whyContinue reading “Legal Action”
In China When riots broke out in Hong Kong, people on mainland China had no idea. The Chinese government censored their news to ensure their citizens would remain uninformed. According to USA TODAY journalist Calum MacLeod, the 2014 Umbrella Revolution saw Hong Kong citizens shielding themselves from tear gas and pepper spray behind umbrellas asContinue reading “Violence in the Media”
In China In China, freedom of expression is viewed as a privilege, not a right. The Congressional-Executive Commission on China explains that this privilege is only extended to elite members of Chinese society. The “free-speech elite” is made up of citizens who hold prominent financial, political, and academic careers (“Freedom of Expression in China” par.Continue reading “Laying the Framework: How Does Free Speech Look?”
The Series Freedom of speech and of the press has long been considered part of America’s Constitutional, inalienable rights. These rights are not incorporated in every culture. I wanted to develop a series exploring the differences between the expression and history of free speech laws in our American culture, especially compared to a country withContinue reading “Freedom of Speech”
The Process Before I started any work on this project, I developed an outline that would guide the whole process. Once that was done, I wrote up another plan for myself. I brainstormed the footage I wanted to get for the video. Then, I came up with all the interview questions I wanted to ask.Continue reading “Marriage After Divorce”
Events Click through the slideshow of posters and calendars I created to promote various youth events. Newsletters Scroll through to see monthly newsletters from the spring semester of 2019. In these newsletters, I update parents on current events and ministry news.
For my beat work, I wrote four smaller pieces on social media marketing, celebrity influence, and Instagram. Links direct to the articles on Medium. 5 Times Celebrities Made for Brilliant Brand Advertising Read the listicle here. Absolute Power Corrupts Celebrities in Marketing Read the opinion piece here. Q&A with a Social Media Influencer on MarketingContinue reading “Beat Work”
View the Prezi. The tweet heard around the world A young blonde woman sits in a New York airport, waiting to board her flight to Cape Town. While mindlessly scrolling through her phone with all the other anxious travelers, this PR consultant decides to send out an amusing Tweet for her 170 followers. “Going toContinue reading “Politwits: The Influence of Twitter on America’s Sociopolitical Landscape”