Category Archives: social media

Not an Open Letter to Anyone Re: Miley Cyrus or Sinéad O’Connor

As you may have heard Sinéad O’Connor wrote a very critical open letter of concern to Miley Cyrus, upon learning that Cyrus was a fan and some of her recent work was inspired by O’Connor’s. This was followed by tweets from … Continue reading

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On journalism and activism- drawing lines and acting accordingly.

A long time ago, back before I was occupying, I fancied myself a writer. I spent hours a day typing away, blogging or free writing or adding pieces to the long list of Google Docs that probably I’ll never do … Continue reading

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Wall Street Banksters, Meet Lupe Fiasco.

You may or may not know that around 2,000 activists descended on Wall Street over the weekend, and that there is still a solid occupation in Zuccotti Park, which has been renamed Liberty Plaza by the protesters. I’ve spent every … Continue reading

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Klout: A Measure Of Influence (Alternately: How One Woman Became Influential in “diaper” Overnight)

The internet has recently bestowed a new toy upon social networking/Intranets geeks. It’s a site called Klout, which measures a person’s influence (or “Klout”) throughout multiple sites in their social network- mostly Facebook and Twitter, but it also covers FourSquare, … Continue reading

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