Digital Media Self Reflection
Midterm Synthesis Essay
This class was titled, "22 Ways to Think About New Media", so each of these pieces of writing surround topics about various media forms. The first is a reflection about how digital media impacts my life that focuses on how I utilize media as an enhancement of my memories. The second is an essay comparing readings, in which I conclude that while digital media seems accessible on the surface it still possesses qualities that can prevent equal accessibility among different groups of people.
I began writing for the online food magazine Spoon University during my sophomore year. This was one of my first opportunties to write about topics that I am interested in without the stress of worrying about my grade. From restaurant reviews to articles questioning why we love to Instagram our food, my Spoon articles hold a piece of my identity as a writer as well as an aspiring foodie.