Advertising is a Battlefield

I’ll admit, advertising has never been a strong interest of mine, and I am usually nothing but annoyed by commercials on TV and radio, and ads on the Internet. That being said, I did find it interesting to study advertising this week and get a better grasp of the industry and where it’s headed. Whether…

The Future of Journalism

A question was posed to us this week that I have considered many times in the past few years: What do you think is the future of journalism? A broad question, to be sure, but also thought-provoking. I have been in the journalism field for 13 years and I’ve seen plenty of changes during that…

Look at that Data, it’s so … BIG

Learning about Big Data this week had the same effect on me as when a person truly realizes their place in the cosmos – understanding the vastness of the data and the potential that lies within is thrilling, but realizing how massive and unpredictable it is is also terrifying. But unlike the cosmos, which are…