Hanna McLean's Blog – November 2010 Archive (3)

Photojournalism: How Far is Too Far?

In today's world the ways in which to communicate and tell a story are endless. Be it through print media, television, radio, or social media, if you have a story there is always a way to get it out there. Some creative outlets are of course more influential than others and seem to have a greater impact on society as a whole. For me, the use of photojournalism is what really hits me every time. Without words or sounds an entire story is told from beginning to end. There are no instructions that… Continue

Added by Hanna McLean on November 25, 2010 at 14:12 — 1 Comment

Is Twitter Trumping Traditional News?

As if social networks weren't enough in terms of virtual stalking and mass gathering of information, we now have Twitter, the social network/tool that deals only with the updating of status. It's like Facebook condensed into 140 characters or less. Any thought, comment, or bit of information that pops into someone's head is immediatley ready to be published for the world to see. The update is instant and in some cases is even faster than the news. This is a major plus in terms of citizen… Continue

Added by Hanna McLean on November 19, 2010 at 15:04 — No Comments

Do Social Media Really Make Us More Social?

Do social media really make us more social or does it only appear to be that way? Sitting on the early morning train today, headed for another day at the office, I got to thinking about the world of social media and the daily effect that it seems to have on, not only myself, but on everyone else in the world who uses it. I don't know about the rest of you, but I know that I personally belong to about three social media sites, two of which I religiously check and update daily, namely… Continue

Added by Hanna McLean on November 19, 2010 at 11:36 — 13 Comments

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The EU Institute for Security Studies EUISS: reflection and the media.Alert 17 from the EUISS concerns Ukraine from the perspective of China. Written by Camille Brugier, Nicu Popescu, it shows careful, tidy analysis, illustrating the competing and sometimes contradictory forces at work on…See More
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By Apollo Kut AlierDevelopment and State-building in South Sudan.28 March 2014 at 21:58There are a few things the government of South Sudan cannot risk to grapple with. One is the stance it adopts towards the so-called rebels; the armed men and women who have receded to the woods in defiance of Juba. Their misgivings may be ill-placed, and at times even wild,but that is no reason to ignore them.The government is better off opening doors of dialogue with this malcontents than seeking to bomb…See More
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