Tag: social media

In 2019, journalism is dead

It is early June 1971. Analyst Daniel Ellsberg has leaked the Pentagon Papers, which detailed the history of United States-Vietnam relations to a war-weary...

How Facebook attracts us back in

We log onto Facebook, check our notifications, accept a friend request, decline an event invitation, reply to a message, and log off. A few...

Could the method alter the meaning?

Last week’s “Classes without Quizzes” event featured Dr. Adriana Grimaldi, a lecturer in the department of language studies, discussing the connection between philosopher Niccolò...

Fake news, opinions, and change: a story of consequence.

Hours after the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, many of our Facebook feeds may have been hit with a similar...

Read all about it: Journalism in 2018

Since Donald Trump won the race for the United States presidency in November of 2016, a debate has formed around whether it affected, and...

Tweeting towards collective action

Last weekend, thousands of people around the United States and the world paraded through the streets for the 2018 Women’s March. When the first...

A photographic resume

Mark Aguirre, a fourth-year art and art history student, doesn’t only strive for excellence inside the classroom, but outside of it as well. With...

Ideas about curiosity and learning

Last Saturday, the University of Toronto Mississauga hosted its second TEDxUofTMississauga event four years after the last one in 2013. Under the overarching theme...

Just do it, sell it, and market it yourself

Combining what you love to do and what would be profitable, for most, is a recipe for an ideal career. For fourth-year French and...

Social media against sexual assault

Soon after actress Alyssa Milano had posted a tweet on October 15 that said, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’...

Talk digital ways to me

This past Monday, the DEM Association hosted their first event of the year, the DEM Soirée. This event gave the opportunity for students to...

Québec and U of T: an ideology spillover

The evening of August 12 saw an escapade of violent riots emerging from clashing white nationalist and leftist ideologies, which The New York Times...
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