1. How were we, in the 1950s, moving from a public to a mass? Do you think we are in a state of public or mass today, in 2010? Is the public the people you interact with on a daily basis or is it a collection of polls?

2. What comparison does Lippman use to talk about how media is changing, and is it effective?

3. In “Conference Humiliation…” the author coins a few new terms to describe how Twitter is changing. Tweckle (twek’ul) vt. to abuse a speaker only to Twitter followers in the audience while he/she is speaking. “virtual lynching”- verbally abusing someone online. How/why is Twitter becoming too personal, in 2010?

This comical video shows the way Twitter has become more TMI than just a good time.

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