Online Tools for Building (Online) Empathy

I’ve already identified through previous blog posts that there is a significant problem occurring in online spaces. Hateful, hurtful posts and comments circulate every day that perpetuate racist attitudes and further marginalize those who are being targeted. This just goes to show how powerful the internet can be. And if the web has the ability … Continue reading Online Tools for Building (Online) Empathy

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The Power of Story in Building (Online) Empathy

Over the course of the semester, our class has engaged in many discussions about how online and offline worlds are becoming less and less distinct from one another. We can now take the “digital” away from concepts of identity and citizenship because in modern society, the “digital” component is simply embedded within what it means to … Continue reading The Power of Story in Building (Online) Empathy

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