Author Archives: Liza

Entertainment Education moving in the right direction

Entertainment education (E-E) is an increasingly used strategy that is interwoven in each of our lives more than we know. There is no question that entertainment is one of the best ways to get an individuals attention, so why not … Continue reading

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Sensitivity to the use of the media

It is hard to imagine a time where governments did not use the media space to articulate their foreign policy. No matter what I seem to consume while home in the US, there is always some message attached or that … Continue reading

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Viewers turn to broadcast that affirm their opinions is not that shocking!

  In the article, Al-Jazeera English and global news networks: clash of civilizations or cross-cultural dialogue?, Scholars Shawn Powers and Mohammed el-Nawawy discuss the role of global news media, and question whether it furthers the balkanization of the global news … Continue reading

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Stop Generalizing

I find it amazing that in the span of just a few decades, people who have long been on the receiving end of one-way mass communication are now able to become producers and transmitters themselves. In the article New Media … Continue reading

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Revolutionary or Radical

Satellites have been used as a strategic power tool for nation-states, but with the implementation of Google Earth, satellite imagery has been democratized allowing the public to use satellite imagery themselves. This has caused great implications, especially for nation-states as … Continue reading

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Whats Wrong With A Universal Second Language?

Even though English is not “the mother tongue” to all, it is definitely becoming “the other tongue.” Currently we continue to see the global spread of the English language and with this and with this reach comes the development of … Continue reading

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Piracy: Creating Needed Access

We are consistently bombarded with the notion that piracy is bad; that there is the chance one will be caught and have to pay huge fines or even jail time if they illegally download music or movies; that millions of … Continue reading

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