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Pinning for your thoughts By: Deunte Banks

Before this course, I had only briefly heard of pinterest. It was in my communications course, that my professor polled to see how many of us had pinterest accounts and many of my peers in fact had them. What concerned me was that if pinterest was a site that was so widely popular, why didn’t […]

Reality Tv: A look behind the scenes By: Deunte Banks

Have you ever heard the saying that too much of anything can kill you? According to an analysis published online by the “Scientific American”, overindulgence even with something so essential to life such as water, can have a detrimental effect on your well-being in the long run. Similarly, I have decided to conduct an analysis […]

#MNF Live Tweet By: Deunte Banks

Overview I chose to follow the live tweets for the Monday Night Football (#MNF) game between the Miami Dolphins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . One reason was because of the fact that the Buccaneers were a team without any wins this year and I was hoping to see them turn things around. Another reason was […]

Homosexuality in Advertising By: Deunte Banks

Overview…The theme that I chose to represent was the portrayal of Homosexuality in popular media advertising. This topic particularly caught my attention because of the numerous commercials and ads that choose to reinforce white-heterosexuality as dominant or as the norm in our society. I’ve learned from Dream World’s III and in class discussions that popular […]

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