What’s Next for The @POTUS Twitter Handle?

On Monday afternoon, the White House blog announced the protocol for the first official transition process between presidencies for the social media accounts. As the first president to have a true social media presence, Obama has transformed the way the president connects to constituents. The

#RIPVine: For the Culture

We shall mourn the loss of Vine by celebrating all of the goofy, witty, artistic and insightful six-second videos it had to offer. But, more importantly, we will mourn the loss of the voice it gave to black youth. Without this platform, people of color will have

The Week in Multimedia – October 31, 2016

The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and The Los Angeles Times round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – The 2016 Election, In Graphics This in-depth piece breaks down the elections in detailed graphics. The variety of graphics and illustrations especially

From Johnny to Jimmy: The History of Politics in Late Night TV

Last Friday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper aired a segment about late night comedy coverage in the presidential election titled “2016: The Year Late Night Picked a Side.” It is a supercut of Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, John Oliver and Samantha Bee skewering Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on

Twitter Killed The Vine Star

On Thursday, Twitter announced the shutdown of short-form video app Vine and the internet blew up in outrage. This came just as Twitter announced they’ve cut 9 percent of their employees (roughly 350 people) along with announcing their Q3 earnings. According to The Verge, these

‘Rigged’: How the Media Became an Enemy

“Rigged.” It’s a word we’ve been hearing a lot. From who? Trump. To whom? Towards the media itself. In the weeks leading up to the final debate and the election itself, the media – whose job is to shine the spotlight on the candidates –