Journalism frames the stories that get told. South Florida Sun Sentinel worked to expose "failings by school and law enforcement officials before and after the deadly shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School."
Communicating Change at Vogel
Twitter: Social communication in the Twitter Age
by Dhiraj Murthy
Call Number: 302.30285 M969
Publication Date: 2013
Women of Color and Social Media Multitasking
by Sonja M. Brown Givens (Editor)
"No longer the new kids on the block, Millennials have moved firmly into their 20s and 30s, and a new generation is coming into focus. Generation Z – diverse and on track to be the most well-educated generation yet – is moving toward adulthood with a liberal set of attitudes and an openness to emerging social trends."
Young Futurists is The Root's "annual list of the 25 best and brightest young African-Americans who excel in the fields of social justice and activism, arts and culture, enterprise and corporate innovation, science and technology, and green innovation."
21 young plaintiffs from the case, Juliana v. United States, argue their constitutional rights are being violated based on the 2018 United Nations report on the current rate of global emissions leading toward climate catastrophe.
"While America’s parents have been wringing their hands over online safety, kids have steadily taken to social media, smartphones, and other digitally-enabled technologies to seek and promote their physical safety."
"Students at a Florida high school captured a deadly shooting as it unfolded on Feb. 14, 2018. Digital culture reporter Abby Ohlheiser explains how social media has changed the way the public experiences mass shootings."
"The first step of the Never Again movement was believing in an idea that the rest of America had grown too cynical to imagine: that Marjory Stoneman Douglas High really could be the last school shooting in America."
"For all the jokes and dismissals about teens and their social awkwardness and their addiction to their smartphones and social media, there is clearly something in the water with these kids. They’re smart, they’re savvy, they’re fired up and they’re not taking things lying down."