RIT Rise Above the Crowd

“Rise Above the Crowd”: A Quasi-Experiment in Journalistic Event Coverage Using Mobile Phones and Billboards

JODML-article-icon-purple-35Bridging theory between social and media ritual, this project explores how a crowd used mobile smartphones to report on an organized live event where content submissions were immediately shared on billboard-size screens.

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Drugs in Our Community Digital Health Vignette - Cooke-Jackson and Barnes - 2013

Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Among Urban Youth: The Intersection of Health Communication, Media Literacy and Digital Health Vignettes

JODML-video-icon-green-35This paper seeks to understand the intersection of media and health literacy training as a catalyst for self-efficacy and agency among urban youth. It asks whether youth who are provided with health education and media literacy training can be empowered to create health messages that are accessible to their peers.

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Google Search and the Development of Public Opinion


JODML-article-icon-purple-35Coding is sometimes seen as a first in-road to developing digital literacy. Integrating a critical component will help students to bring their knowledge of programming into their other interactions with digital systems even when they are performing the role of passive user. The remainder of this essay offers two methods for enacting the approach.

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Kupiainen

Book Review: Media and Digital Literacies in Secondary School


JODML-bookreview-icon-maroon-35Media and Digital Literacies in Secondary School provides an interesting overview of the digital experiences of secondary school children in a publicly funded Finnish school.

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Loader, Mercea

Book Review: Social Media and Democracy: Innovations in Participatory Politics

JODML-bookreview-icon-maroon-35Social Media and Democracy: Innovations in Participatory Politics proves a useful tool for the student interested in learning more about how and to what extent social media influences the political landscape.

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