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Disclaimer:this blog has been created as an educational exercise for my graduate coursework at John's Hopkins University

The Impact of Facebook on Recruitment

This hyperessay reviews the impact of social media—namely Facebook—on organizational recruitment. Social network recruiting is not a secret anymore. The key for my industry (biotech) is not just to do it, but to do it well so that they gain … Continue reading

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Hey, it’s a good cause, and I’ve got bills to pay

If you want to grow your business you must first grow your network. And if you can’t, get your checkbook ready. Let’s face it. Many of us, and the companies we work for, do not have the capacity to solve … Continue reading

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When security goes too far

In 1961 American historian Daniel Boorstin introduced the idea of “pseudo-events” in The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America. Arguing that the rise of mass media in modern culture left us with an insatiable demand for constant news and … Continue reading

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Audio Narrative: Entering the Scream Zone

I was inspired to learn how to construct a narrative through sound. The examples we studied this week demonstrated the complexity of editing and audio manipulation that is possible, and while I may not have been moved by them all, … Continue reading

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Collective Narrative

Every morning, like a song stuck on repeat, the first thing I do is to reach for my iPhone. On September 11th I was going to reflect on the actions that occurred ten years prior whether I wanted to or not. My CNN app … Continue reading

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9/11: A Collective Narrative Project

 A selection of images and tweets from San Diego, CA on September 11, 2011: Waking up and immediately remembering 9/11. This is what remains of ground zero. 10 years later. If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is … Continue reading

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Multimedia experience

I am procrastinating writing this assignment by reviewing my online wedding album for the hundredth time. Obsessing might be a better word. After twenty-two days of waiting I was busting at the seams when this email arrived: Hi Charlotte and … Continue reading

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