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Jessica Johnson

Verified
Little Rock, AR
Digital Content Manager — KTHV-TV (Little Rock, AR)
Covers:  android apps, arkansas news, iphone apps, social networking, social media, ipad apps

Director of Marketing @THV11 #LittleRock | Writer | Petstagrammer | Designer | Re-arranger | Photographer | *Opinions don't reflect THV11.

Star of the Quarter

2012

What was your first job as a journalist?

Today's THV as a web producer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! At my dad's office when I was a kid. I kind of loved it.

How is social media changing news?

It's fast, uninterrupted news- something the world hadn't seen until the social media phenomenon.

The Ghomeshi Effect

Trump Syllabus 2.0

diasporahypertext.com — N. D. B. Connolly and Keisha Blain explain: "With Trump 1.0, the Chronicle's editors and its contributors sought to explore the deep historical, political, and even psychological roots of Donald Trump's political success during the 2016 Presidential campaign.

The Tyranny of Taste

newrepublic.com — For much of modern history, taste has been a lever to delineate "good" from "bad," high society from low. The ability to identify socially appropriate choices in classical literature, architecture and music, and to measure human behavior against such distinctions as French and Russian table service, has provided the elite with means by which to distinguish "us" from "them."

#Elbowgate’s Collateral Damage · thewalrus.ca

Don DeLillo’s Zero K is a futuristic foray into sparse technique, with a side of cryogenics

news.nationalpost.com — At 79, Don DeLillo is the kind of author who has carte blanche. For fans of his books, the first question likely doesn't concern whether a new work is good, but what DeLillo is thinking about. Is it political systems? The environment? Or the simple domestic sphere?

Download the #LemonadeSyllabus, compiled by Candice Benbow

diasporahypertext.com — Candice Marie Benbow is a vision. After Lemonade launched, Benbow issued a call for black women of all ages and disciplines to share the works of art, history, and literature that came to mind or informed their reading of the visual album. Out of the loving cipher, she compiled the #LemonadeSyllabus.

Homes: the life aquatic

theguardian.com — Staithes might not have quite the same resonance as Bloomsbury or St Ives, but for a period in the early 20th century this North Yorkshire fishing village was one of the most exciting artistic communities in the country.

Size Doesn’t Matter: Why Your Small Business Rocks

business2community.com — America is the land of opportunity, and most Americans are realizing the importance of shopping locally and being loyal to small businesses. That being said, there's also a huge amount of competition. There are nearly 28 million small businesses in the U.S. alone, accounting for 54% of sales in the nation.

Mark Her Words · thewalrus.ca

How Mega-Macho-Pastor Mark Driscoll Helps Explain Trump’s Evangelical Support

religiondispatches.org — If pundits paid attention to evangelicals beyond their stances on moral values the popularity of Donald Trump among them might not be quite so inexplicable. Joining the chorus of voices from all over the political and religious maps, Peter Wehner, former deputy director of speechwriting for Presi
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Sep 30, 2016

Hitting an emo time of pregnancy. I literally have cried at every other song I've heard on the same playlist I listen to all the time. https://t.co/3kot5RMse7


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