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Lead by Example
I believe that social media can be used as a tool to increase civility by being an example to others. If people see you standing up for one another, being kind to others, and being authentic, then they may follow your lead. By using the deontological ethics perspective, it is one's duty or obligation to ... Continue reading →
Citizenship 110: Civility
Social media opens the door for people to express their opinions, beliefs, and theories online. Once something is posted, others on the account have the opportunity to like and comment (whether good or bad) on it. This is a great aspect of social media, but it comes with its downfalls. One of the main downfalls, ... Continue reading →
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Civility amongst the SocialMedia realm
In this blog post I would like to start off with a quote to ignite the topic I will be discussing. " Social media and technology are not agents of change. They are just tools.  We, the connected people, are the agents of change. - Stuart J. Ellman President 92Y" Among our society the term civility ... Continue reading →
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Dr. Elif Guler receives the best article award from the Popular Culture ...
Dr. Elif Guler's Studies in Popular Culture article, "The Symbolic Restoration of Women's Place in Turkey's Resurrection" (2018) is the winner of the Whatley Award, given in memory of a founder and early president of the Popular Culture Association in the South. According to the editor's letter of recognition, "The editor and editorial board select one article that best ... Continue reading →