The controversy over 800m race winner Caster Semenya is not a matter of he versus she. It’s a battle of standards of feminine beauty, a lop-sided one in which Western standards continue to win single-handed. The same stereotypical physical definitions of thinness, little or no strength, and a large chest are the rigid standards of what a woman “should look like.” Facial beauty of a … Continue reading Playing into Western stereotypes of femininity…
No, this is not my attempt to billboard my face across my blog. But this article from PBS’ Mediashift by Alfred Hermida got me thinking. “Journalism Students Need to Develop Their Personal Brand” Do I really have to become a “product,” as the article suggests, to become a good journalist? I beg to differ. I think this shift towards all journalists owning a domain name … Continue reading Time to buy a domain name?
As the years fly by, the end of the light, fun Facebook as we knew it might be just around the corner. I argue that as we, the first generation of Facebook users, grow older, how we use Facebook will set a precedent for future users. And seeing that we are using it more and more as a networking tool, this might very well be … Continue reading Goodbye Facebook?
Never fear! JobNob’s here. So I profiled a start-up company, JobNob, which was co-founded by a Stanford Business School grad, Julie Greenberg, and Alan Shusterman. It was printed in The Daily, where I hope the company will get the publicity it deserves. Their whole concept is incredible. They post very specific salaries from very specific companies. The greatest weapon we have in this day and … Continue reading Worried about finding a job??