Author Archives: Brilee Weaver

About Brilee Weaver

I am a journalism and storytelling double-major at the University of Massachusetts Amherst interested in multimedia and magazine writing.

How can we pop the filter bubble?

  “A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.” – Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Huh? Eli Pariser remembers growing up in Maine, where a connection to the internet … Continue reading

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Be a Media Insurgent

Last week we brainstormed and created a list of the various titles we assign to men with guns. We learned that with each title comes positive or negative associations that are everything but unbiased. We emphasized the responsibility of the journalist … Continue reading

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