Deborah Blackwell is a member of the Ocean County New Jersey's Library Management Team and currently serves as the library's Training Officer. Blackwell believes in the power of the public library to serve as a vital resource in being an "equalizer for all" community members. Please join us for this special event.
Lane's book is the first to capture the lives of the same people and events as they move between the streets and social media, as well as the first book to show how the digital life of a neighborhood impacts black teenagers.
This article, written by Cynthia Media, originally appeared in Rutgers Today on September 21, 2018.
Juan Gonzalez, a professor at SC&I, takes his students far beyond the boundaries of Rutgers University, and what it means to be an investigative reporter. Just last spring, a group of his students managed to expose poor working conditions at Amazon’s warehouses in New Jersey.
SC&I new and prospective faculty members J. Sophia Fu, Amy Jordan and Naomi Klein, presented research that shares overlapping interests in digital technology, social impact and children and media.
Gloria Steinem joins Naomi Klein, inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies, for a conversation moderated by journalist Farai Chideya. The discussion examines the ways information technology and new media are reshaping culture and power relationships as well as the challenges ahead for progressive movements.