Annotated Bibliography

Detterbeck, Kimberly, et al. “Off the Cuff: How Fashion Bloggers Find and Use Information.” Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America, vol. 33, no. 2, 2014, pp. 345–358. JSTOR, http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/678524. This article provided me a new way of perceiving fashion bloggers as information-seeking researchers. Contrary to popular belief, fashion bloggers actually…

News Response #2

On Wednesday, March 13th, users worldwide got a taste of a world without Facebook and Instagram. Starting at around 11 AM, both apps were down; Instagram profiles refused to load and Facebook news feeds refused to refresh. It was quite interesting seeing how everything played out. A Facebook spokesperson publicized that a “server configuration change…

The Rise of the Fashion Influencer

2018, the year of the influencer. Fashion is one of the fastest growing influencer niches, and now more than ever, more and more fashion powerhouse brands have began aligning themselves with these very influencers. This restructure of values, efforts, and investments is partly due to the growing power of the consumer. Consumers, now more than…

News Response #2

This week, I chose an article on a topic that resonated with me: representation in the media world. In the NY Times, Buckley writes about the upcoming Film Independent Spirit Awards. Annually held on Oscars eve, the FINDIE was founded in 1984 with the aim to honor independent filmmakers. Founded by Film Independent, a non-profit…

Final Project Topic Proposal

I have always been fascinated by all the aspects encompassing fashion blogging. Being passionate about fashion and style myself, I naturally spend my free time scrolling on Instagram, looking for style inspiration or beauty advice– it almost became a completely on-accident hobby of mine. Being fortunate enough to have grown up in a critical time…

News Response #1

With so many news sources to choose from, I decided on the New York Times. Prior to subscribing to the NYT, I have never been particularly up-to-date on all things news, which I was ashamed about. Living on a college campus, I feel like it’s easy to feel consumed and preoccupied by the drama and…

First Website Reflection

I often find myself judging something that I know nothing about. For example, when I browse the internet and land on certain websites, I find myself thinking “Wow this website is so unorganized!” or “This layout is so confusing.” However, it’s not until I’m in the position of curating that experience that I realize how…