This is the first time I got to use Storify to put together a piece – it was a lot of fun. The focus was a look at why we feel the need to engage offline.
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Perhaps the best thing for institutions of higher learning to do as we look at the expanding role of digital tools is to help people learn a little more about how we’re actually supposed to digest it in the first place. In case you’re wondering, this is my first contribution to the recently relaunched Carnival of Journalism (in preparation for a conference in April at RJI).
Are we getting to the point where we’re abusing the Internet and leading folks to not trust anyone or anything? It may be something that we have to take a look at – no matter how funny the joke may be to those instigating it…
We seem to be obsessed with labels, and that’s fine. But let’s also realize that the way the label is applied may depend on the situation and that it does have to deal with perspective.
Just a reminder that not everybody is on this social media bandwagon yet, so we’ve got to be mindful of that when we talk about it.