To monetize or not to monetize? Considering Trevor Battye’s lecture

Process Post #10 Today, our PUB 101 class included a guest lecture from fellow SFU Publishing instructor, Trevor Battye. During the lecture, he highlighted a few different ways that a website can be monetized, including content marketing and advertising. Content marketing refers to sponsored content (either created by the brand or by the staff writers),…

Carelessly leaving behind digital breadcrumbs

Process Post #9 This upcoming week’s podcast/reading about ‘digital breadcrumbs‘ or ‘digital trails’ provided a good reminder about the kind and volume of data that we leave behind on our digital devices. According to Dr. Elisa Oreglia, our phones, in particular, engage in constant communication between cell towers, online networks, applications, and search engines, among…

The Giuliani-Borat scandal: Fabricated video or faulty excuses?

Process Post #7 This week’s discussion of social media and digital literacy really couldn’t have come at a better time. One week from today will be the 59th United States Presidential Election, where the incumbent president Donald Trump will look to earn a second term against Joe Biden. As this chaotic presidential race reaches its…

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