Use this page to scroll back through over 800 previous entries across several topics and disciplines. See the various subject matter pages for content selected for specific disciplines.

Dying in the Digital Age

Dying in the Digital Age — An active conversation and a hefty dose of outrage is swirling on social media about the proper boundaries between public and private when it comes to illness and death. Lisa Adams, a stage 4 cancer patient, has been tweeting her experiences with the disease. Writers Bill and Emma Keller have derided her tweets as akin to “deathbed selfies.”  This 8 min. audio clip has existential possibilities for courses in journalism, health care, ethics, digital / IT studies, faith and life, sociology, and communication and media studies.

Hosted by Concordia University, Nebraska | CUNE Portal