All posts by Tisha Berg

Tisha has been a freelance web copywriter and desktop publisher since 1997. She has written and edited content for companies such as Deutsche Bank, Harper Collins Children's Books, Pear Tree Greetings, Mrs. Fields Cookies and numerous small businesses. Her articles on family life, healthy living and parenting have appeared on Care.com, WorkingMother.com, AboutOne.com, LifeScript.com and UnitedWay.org. Tisha holds a bachelor's degree in theater history from Hunter College in New York City and is also certified hypnotherapist.

Blog Action Day: Raising Voices Against Brutality, Inequality in Education & Other Worldwide Injustices

We live in an amazing time in the world. Technology has changed so much about the way we live and what we now consider to be basic necessities. But beyond things like cell phones, iPads, text messaging and email, one of the most important ways that technology has impacted our lives is that it has given people all over the world a voice.

As the “new media” revolution continues to evolve, web-based content creators are increasing in numbers and taking full advantage of the many opportunities to connect, share and report on pressing issues that are capturing the attention of the world at large. Online sharing has not only had a huge effect on the messages that get communicated to the masses, but also on the demographic that receives the messages. Issues and stories that were once relegated to short blurbs in the Culture section of the local newspaper, now have the ability to gain viral traction simply by being discussed on a popular blog or podcast.

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