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  • The Implications Of Being Spent On Social Media

    the social responsibility stage of media literacy development. “Recognizing that there are some actions an individual can take to make a constructive impact on society” (Potter 2014). This is one of the components to being in the social responsibility stage that I would like to achieve. Pushing myself to this point would mean making myself aware of the media that I am exposing myself to, analyzing the data so that I clearly understand its impact on society, and coming to the realization that I, as an individual, can make an impact on society through media. I will need to broaden my media exposure so that I can build more knowledge structures. This in turn means that I need to be consciously using the seven skills when looking through information that different media sources will expose me to. It is also important that I change the way that I have come to see media. Right now I see media as more of a leisure pastime, and to get to the social responsibility stage I need to think of it as tool and important aspect of my everyday life. I need to subtract some of the social media from my media diet so that I can make room for other types of media, such as news sources. By changing the way I think about…

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  • How Does Social Media Affect My Personality

    few challenging aspects of social media but when it all comes together, I would say the biggest challenge is competition. As positive as social media is, it is constantly creating competition between people. One example is that social media puts pressure on people for the way they look. Social media has put this ideal image of people and people are always trying to live up to this image, which can create personal issues. Another example is bullying, which is constantly happening because of…

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  • Cost Of Paperless

    In the modern age, many things have changed within the work environment. Technology has become not only a part of everyday life, but an integral part of the workplace. Computer can be seen in any office space, wireless communication devices in restaurants, and even a phone in every businessperson’s hand in public. Correspondingly, technology has changed the way mankind uses, stores, and exchange information and allowed the possibility of going paperless. Paperless is a term that describes the…

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  • The Differences And Implications Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition

    When writing a paper for any class a writer would take in their life they will encounter having to do research. Finding information for a topic is not as simple as searching a topic and finding the easiest available. There is a level of complexity to finding appropriate and reliable sources that will be accepted by any professor. Primary sources, although are sometimes harder to find, are a great place to get information because of the simple fact that they are guaranteed to be reliable and…

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  • The Importance Of Interest In The Academic Library

    In the academic library that I chose to examine, finding the reference desk is no easy task for the unfamiliar patron. With three major entrances and six floors to navigate, this library is an epitome of what most libraries would strive to have: boundless space for patrons and a vast, growing collection. The patron, however, could easily take one glance at this gargantuan building and easily become overwhelmed, despite the services that this one building contains, such as being combined with…

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  • Case Study: Moving Target Security

    Moving Target Defense The current cybersecurity environment is based around a static defense that has been employed for the past few years to protect information systems (See Figure 6). Unfortunately, this cybersecurity paradigm is not effective against current and future cyber threats. According to Zheng (2014), the weakness of this cybersecurity approach is its passive and reactive nature towards safeguarding information systems. Additionally, this method also allows threat actors the time…

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  • David Nasaw Primary Sources

    The primary source examined here within is Mrs. Mary Mauro, 309 E. 110th St., 2nd floor. Family work on feathers”. A great deal of information about the Mauro family, and how such families were depicted during this time, is seen in this photograph and its’ caption. The photo caption notes “all work except the two boys against the wall” , examination of the two figures shows an older brother cradling a sleeping child, most likely his younger brother, and not two boys avoiding work. Additional…

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  • Primary And Secondary Sources In Nursing Research Essay

    Resources A primary source is “original information presented by the person or people responsible for creating it” (Schmidt &Brown, 2012). Primary sources always offer full references to others’ work cited information contained in the paper. Examples of primary sources for the purpose of research include journal articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and journal articles. “Secondary sources are the resulting commentaries, summaries, reviews, or interpretations of primary sources”…

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  • Traffic Control Research Paper

    transport is very risky in the case of information issues. The aircrafts are controlled through systems of coordinated information systems. Any loss or misinterpretation of the information from the ground results into tragic accidents, loss of lives and resources. Such cases have been evident in many parts of the country where the crafts get lost from the system and crashes on the ground. The riskiest thing is that hackers have proved their ability to cause harm to the air control systems and…

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  • Digital Discourse

    Intertwined to make a tangled web, spider silk incorporates a special stickiness to trap unsuspecting prey. Much like a spider’s web, social media captures people of all ages in the digital world of communication. Social media remains a platform for participation on the internet in which kids, teenagers, and adults publish information regarding a variety of topics. Yet, all social media platforms- Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Blogs, etc.- are simply threads in a larger web of digital…

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