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K. Ryan

My name is Krysta Ryan and I am a student at Ashford University seeking a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a bachelor's degree Mass Communication. I am from Cincinnati Ohio in which my professional experiences include Executive Management within the nonprofit sector and worked as a Social Media Manager which allowed me to gain a working knowledge of writing for newer digital platforms.
K. Ryan has written 506 posts for Journalistic-ly

An Emoji Hate Crime? The Future of The First Amendment

Written by:  Krysta Ryan The Future of The First Amendment As Kravets (2010) explains, the nation’s first two appellate opinions differed on the matter of whether students have a First Amendment right in the online world beyond the schoolyard gates and the U.S. Supreme Court has never clearly addressed the parameters of off-campus, online student … Continue reading

Coming of Age & Rites of Passage

: Krysta Ryan In my Cultural Anthropology class, rites of passage were first analyzed by the social scientist Arnold Van Gennep when he wrote The Rites of Passage in 1908 (Van Gennep, ([1908] 1966). He outlined principal stages in which humans move through a life cycle(Crapo,2013). As all humans transition through different stages of life often times … Continue reading

The Growing Biofuel Industry

Written by:  Krysta Ryan The Growing Biofuel Industry Earth has provided mankind with many resources of great importance and significance such as the necessary commodities for survival, air, water, and food.  The world’s environment has a rich biodiversity of raw materials, minerals, and resources which has aided in the growth of our modern civilization.  The … Continue reading

Muckraking is still alive.

Written by:  Krysta Ryan Muckraking is a style or type of journalistic reporting that seeks out to uncover scandals, problematic relationships, and questionable behaviors of public officials and public elites. By publicizing information from the investigation, as to arouse the public and mobilize the masses to seek policy changes. There are three muckraking models-the simple … Continue reading

Cell Phones in the Classroom?

Written by:  Krysta Ryan Public Schools in Cincinnati Adopt a BYOD-Bring Your Own Device to School In Cincinnati Ohio, the Northwest Local School District has finally allowed technological devices in the classroom. The districts 2016-2017 school year will be the first year the Bring Your Own Device Policy or BYOD will be implemented.  Historically, schools have banned … Continue reading

Coming of Age & Rites of Passage

: Krysta Ryan In my Cultural Anthropology class, rites of passage were first analyzed by the social scientist Arnold Van Gennep when he wrote The Rites of Passage in 1908 (Van Gennep, ([1908] 1966). He outlined principal stages in which humans move through a life cycle(Crapo,2013). As all humans transition through different stages of life often times … Continue reading

Racial Smog

Originally posted on Journal.ly:
The effects from racial smog causes clear division in societies across the world and unfortunately the prejudice that derives from such beliefs are often based on simply skin color. When I think of smog, I think of pollution, smoke and haze that floats in the air making it hard to see through.…

Public No More: The Jesse Ventura Defamation Case

JRN410: Journalism Law (CDI649DS) Continue reading

News Media on Trial: Claims of Defamation   

The Amendment protects not only speech..but also “free exercise of religion, press, petition, and assembly.” Continue reading

Over One Billion Websites & Counting

The world’s populations have become flooded with digital computerized technologies that enable real-time communications, which renders information that is accessible and plentiful. One statistic claims over one billion websites are currently on the web, each curating some sort of media message or carrying out some sort of media agenda.  

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Music, Sensor Trigger

Ironically, the power of music is rarely discussed as a medium to share messages, but it is very powerful in influencing human behavior and aids in critical thinking. The arrangement of musical sounds, depending on intensity, the music alone can trigger sensories, to cause a human response. In other words,  musical sounds provide a rhythm […]

Why storms are named after people?

Do not fall in love with people like me. I will take you to museums, and parks, and monuments, and kiss you in every beautiful place, so that you can never go back to them without tasting me like blood in your mouth. I will destroy you in the most beautiful way possible. And when […]

Local Cincinnati School Allows Digital Devices in Classroom

Cincinnati School District creates a Bring Your Own Device Policy or BYOD.

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Author Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Journalism
  • Bachelor’s Mass Communication
  • Minor in Writing
  • Specialization
    • Environmental Science