Category Archives: Media-Society Effects

Responding To Stealth Social Media Apps

Most of us know the impact that social media has had on our culture.  Some of it’s great and some has really led us down a slippery slope. One aspect has parents learning of a secret struggle their kids have … Continue reading

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Ann Compton: Truth and Bias In Reporting

Earlier this year, I attended a breakfast event hosted Trinity University called “Policy Maker Breakfasts.”  It’s a series of events that features speakers of note who have in the past or presently have a unique position or experience that gives … Continue reading

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What Kids Knew Then, May Not Know Now

I recently stumbled upon a study that I thought was interesting because it reflects the shifting of what’s common knowledge with kids. That could be a function of how much technology is consumed or it could be just a generation’s … Continue reading

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E-Worship Growing With High Tech

…church leaders are realizing the capabilities that are out there to get the message of salvation to the masses… It doesn’t seem that long ago that many churches, including my own, thought they were on the cutting edge of worship … Continue reading

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Cool Tech Gifts Will Tech The Halls This Christmas, Again

So what is on your Christmas list this year? Well if you’re like one of the many people Nielsen surveyed this year it is going to be high tech gifts.  And our youngest generation is really smitten. According to the latest Nielsen … Continue reading

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Social Media Reputation-What Happens Here, Stays Everywhere

   It’s amazing how the different social media platforms have lit a firestorm of expression among our society.  The Twitters and the Facebooks of the world encourage a free flow of ideas, emotions and information. But that kind of sowing … Continue reading

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Cost of the New iPhone 4g: Is It Worth It?

The Cost of the New iPhone: The 4S comes in Black or White This day is indeed a sad day for not just the people who are loyal to the Apple brand and it’s innovative line of products, but for … Continue reading

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Free Spongebob Episodes? Study Shows There Is A Cost

  It was interesting that in some of my research on this story that one of the most searched word combinations that people put into their search engines is “free Spongebob episodes.”  Of course free is a popular word nowadays with … Continue reading

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Health Habit For Kids-Adults: Less TV

This may sound like a no-brainer, but an easy good health habit for kids and adults could be less TV. And a recent survey has an interesting twist to illustrate that concept.  Researchers in Australia have likened television with the … Continue reading

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Smart Phone Study: A Love Affair

  Not since the American public fell in love with the automobile have we seen the country’s affection rise as high as it has toward our smart phones.    You’ve probably seen or heard about the recent survey of people … Continue reading

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