Social Uses of New Media
It is a review of and comments on different articles
Instructions Write a short reflection paper on the key learnings that you gained from reading these six articles plus any discussions in class.
Try to synthesize all the articles for each week, rather than commenting on the articles one after the other. Donít forget to question what the authors are stating. You are allowed to disagree if you can present a different argument. Explain why you found some ideas interesting. Include a short introduction and conclusion. Note: You do NOT need to comment on Senator Simons’ presentation.
you will need to have read the following six articles:
Molyneaux, H., et al. (2014). “Social media in remote First Nation communities.” Canadian Journal of Communication 39(2): 275-288.
Carpenter, P., et al. (2013). “How women in remote and rural First Nation communities are using information and communication technologies (ICT).” Journal of Rural and Community Development 8(2): 79-97.
Miller, D., et al. (2016). How the world changed social media. London, University College London Press. Chp. 7 & 8. http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1474805/1/How-the-World-Changed-Social-Media.pdf
- Brian Houston, et al. (2014). “Social media and disasters: A functional framework for social media use in disaster planning, response, and research.”
Disasters 39(1): 1-22. Plantin, J.-C. (2015). “The politics of mapping platforms: Participatory radiation mapping after the Fukushima Daiichi disaster.” Media, Culture & Society 37(6): 904ñ921.
Anne Moorhead, et. al. (2013). “A New Dimension of Health Care: Systematic Review of the Uses, Benefits, and Limitations of Social Media for Health Communication.” Journal of Medical Internet Research 15(4).
Word count: 800 -1000 words, maximum of 3 pages total
Font: Times Roman Spacing: 1.5 Margins: 1 inch
Format: flush left, ragged right
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