New Media Advocacy, Defining Bullying, Online Spending
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 138
- Sep 10, 2015 9:00 pm
- 1:44:10 mins
New Media Advocacy Project (1:04) Guest: Adam Stofsky, Executive Director of the New Media Advocacy Project, or N-Map When the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund wanted to raise awareness and money for poor clients who couldn't make bail, they turned to filmmaker Adam Stofsky, who was trained as a lawyer. Turns out that making film and arguing cases have a lot in common and the ability to do both can change the face of advocacy. What’s Bullying and What’s Not (21:47) Guest: Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., Psychologist and Public Speaker A fifth of junior high and high school kids in the US have experienced bullying according to the most recent federal report on school crime. But what exactly does that mean? What constitutes bullying? The report references things like being made fun, threatened with harm, pushed, shoved or excluded from activities on purpose. Bullying in the Workplace (39:46) Guest: Richard Himmer, Ph.D., Certified Emotional Intelligence Consultant and an affiliate with the Workplace Bullying Institute Bullying doesn’t just happen on the playground. There’s evidence it’s also going on at work. The boss who frequently breaks out in explosive—even violent—rants is an obvious example. But certain types of constant criticism or passive-aggressive sabotage also qualify, according to research being done by the Workplace Bullying Institute. Middle East Panel (51:58) Guests: Fred Axelgard, Ph.D., Senior Fellow in International Relations at the Wheatley institution at BYU John Macfarlane, Ph.D., teaches a course on international terrorism and leads Utah Valley University’s study abroad program to the Middle East Steven Lobell, Ph.D., Department of Political Science at the University of Utah, author of six books on International Relations and Middle Eastern studies Our monthly panel of Middle East experts is back as Congress debates the Iran nuclear deal and we mark the anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks with a look at how the region has since changed. Ebay and Online Spending (1:28:43) Guest: Brennan Platt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics at BYU BYU economics professor Brennan Platt has just finished a paper on how deadlines influence buyer behavior in online auctions.