Category Journalism 2.0

Journalism 2.0 – Podcast

Please watch the video below. Change Blindness Experiment 1 I have always been intrigued by the human psyche which is why I wanted to share this cognitive psychology concept with you today.  Change blindness refers to our inability to recognize sometimes drastic differences or transitions because we are simply paying attention to other details.  Below […]

Journalism 2.0 – Freakonomics

This summer one of the books I picked up was called Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.  I enjoyed it so much I immediately read their sequel, SuperFreakonomics.  The two books identify, describe, and explain various economic phenomena from cheating in the sport of Sumo wrestling to the socioeconomic effects of baby’s […]

Journalism 2.0 – Instagram

Last week we had the opportunity to visit Palau Robert, an Instagram exhibition in Barcelona.  Essentially, popular Instagramers were invited to take photos around Catalonia in an effort to publicize various tourism spots.  The exhibition is a compilation of all of the Instagram photos set in a small, quiet garden, which you can see below.  You […]

La Independencia de Cataluña

Esta es la versión española.  Lo siento por algunos errores con mi gramática. El 11 de septiembre de 2012, la ciudad de Barcelona experimentó la mayor manifestación política de su historia, cuando aproximadamente 1,5 millones de personas se reunieron en las calles para apoyar el movimiento independentista catalán en el Día Nacional de Cataluña.  Afortunadamente, y a pesar de la […]

Journalism 2.0 – Marketing

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to see the new James Bond movie in Berlin before it was released in the United States.  Skyfall was, in my opinion, an excellent film that tied in many elements from older Bond films in really unique ways.  I also think that Daniel Craig is the best […]

Catalonian Independence

On September 11, 2012, the city of Barcelona experienced arguably its largest political rally in its history when an estimated 1.5 million people took to the streets to support the Catalonian independence movement on the Diada Nacional de Catalunya.  Fortunately, despite the magnitude of the event, the protest remained peaceful (as it has for the […]

Journalism 2.0 – Politics

It’s November 7 and the election is now over – Barack Obama has won the election and will return for his second term.  While the popular vote was close, the electoral vote was less so, as Obama took almost every swing state Romney needed to supplant him.  There are plenty of reasons the election ended […]