1 Month, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 48 Minutes and Some Assorted Seconds

And so it begins! I’ve downloaded a countdown app and set the date to August 21st at 2:46:22 pm. This first week was mostly investigating logistics for my trip in August and conducting preliminary research on solar eclipses. I am planning on watching the eclipse in Charleston, South Carolina. Already a popular tourist destination, the […]

Contending Perspectives: Journalists v. Scholars – Monroe Research weeks 3-4

During the past two weeks I continued researching Berlusconi’s political background and learning about the media and about political scandal and I started to write my research project. I finished Political Scandal: Power and Visibility in the Media Age by John B. Thompson and read Italian Vices by Silvana Patriarca, Berlusconi’s Italy: Mapping Contemporary Italian […]