I ❤ my media. I really do.

As everyone else here, I grew up with a huge influx of media basically raising me. I ♡ my media. I really do. I may have my romantic, nostalgic memories of playing Minecraft with no worries on my mind when I was younger. I still enjoy playing this game and building contraptions until I forget …

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Why I deactivated my Instagram account, and reinstalled it a year later

I grew up with media, from watching TV shows to listening to the radio in the car to installing Facebook because I was playing some sort of Hay Day and needed Facebook friends to complete a mission. And until one or two years ago, I never stopped to think about it. Media was, and still …

Can’t Live With It, But Definitely Not Without It: Why Social Media Is Like That One Toxic Ex You Can’t Forget

Before I start off this blog post, allow me to apologize for the extraordinarily long title. However, I simply couldn’t come up with a better comparison. Imagine being an alien and looking at our society from a non-Earthling’s perspective. Wouldn’t you see social media as a plague on our society? As an example, take this …

Obsessed with Life?

When I was thinking about Why I Heart My Media, I was thinking of this quote I had read. When you can stop you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t… Luke Davies This quote was referring to addiction, a concept that we have all heard of. When I think of …

Do I heart my media?

Just like media are messy and complex, so are my feelings towards them. I usually find myself confused, irritated, or even hateful when thinking about our digital environment. It’s very easy to slip into this negative viewpoint after hearing older generations constantly complain about Gen Z’s dependence on technology, or after watching countless video essays …