Blog prompt: Choose a speech from a presidential candidate and identify how ethos is crafted along the three dimensions of virtue, intelligence, and goodwill.
Blog prompt: Pick a piece of propaganda (from any time, any conflict, any country) and identify the core techniques that make it propaganda instead of persuasion. Draw from the examples in class, but feel free to identify additional techniques.
Blog prompt, How can we turn clicktivism into more robust activism? Either in the context of your own Commons Campaign, or in the context of an ongoing activist campaign, answer the following questions: How do you turn weak ties into strong ties? How do you blend the benefits of hierarchies with the benefits of networks? How do you move from attention to action in an era of information abundance?