Monthly Archives: March 2012

Health Communication

This morning I woke up feeling fairly crummy, and it was a continuation of an unexpected and weekend-long run-in with the flu that has yet to subside. As I write this, my lovely companions for the evening include a headache, … Continue reading

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Kony2012 (Part III): Brand New Research & The Oprah Factor

Tuesday I critiqued the Kony2012 video from a Communication perspective by using Monroe’s Motivated Sequence, a well established persuasive technique. Wednesday I delved into the controversy surrounding the intentions and motivations of Invisible Children for starting the campaign in the first place. Friday’s … Continue reading

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Kony2012: The Controversy (Part II)

Yesterday I critiqued the KONY2012 video from a Communication perspective to show you one of the reasons why it has become the most viral video in history thus far (yes, it’s even more popular than Susan Boyle). I did some math, and … Continue reading

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How KONY2012 Persuaded You (Part I)

If you haven’t seen the Kony2012 video yet, I recommend you check it out by clicking here. It is the most viral video in history with over 110 million total views on the Internet in seven days. These days, anything that gets … Continue reading

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Funny Facebook Video

Starting this week, Friday will be the time for a “fun” post, which relates to the weekly theme. On Monday I wrote about the tendency for some university students to manage their Facebook (FB) identities by working hard to make it … Continue reading

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