Don’t be Fooled by The Power of Social Media!

As an early Communications major (early 80’s, before the net), I was made aware how a simple photo has a Point of View (POV). If you shoot a photo or video straight on, you will see the subject as an equal. If you shoot from below, you are looking up to the subject (i.e. showing admiration, respect, etc.) If you shoot the photo or video from above, you are looking down on the subject (i.e. saying they are less than you). This is what the viewer will see.
So, yes, it has gotten worse with the internet & esp. with Fake News. But don’t fool yourself into thinking we weren’t lied to in the past. Think about the fact that JF Kennedy was having affairs with several women (including Marilyn Monroe): How might that have changed the way we looked at him as a president & as a person?
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
http://tinyurl.com/klxbt4y
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too. You can go to the Home page of her blog to watch it:
https://sherriemiranda1.wordpress.com
Or you can see it on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P11Ch5chkAc 😉

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